Samuel Frederick Brocas
(1792 - 1847)
Samuel Frederick Brocas was active/lived in Ireland. Samuel Brocas is known for city view, landscape and animal painting, illustration, engraving.
Biography Samuel Frederick Brocas
Samuel Brocas (1792-1847)
Best noted for his drawings of views of Dublin, Samuel Frederick Brocas
was the son of Henry Brocas senior (1762-1837), a Dublin-based
landscape watercolourist, engraver and illustrator who became Master of
Landscape and Ornament at the Royal Dublin Society art school. Samuel's
three other brothers also became artists. James Henry Brocas (c.
1790-1846) was mainly an animal painter; William Brocas (1794-1868)
painted portraits and figure subjects and was the only Brocas to become
a Royal Hibernian Academician; while Henry Brocas jr (c. 1798-1873) was
a noted engraver.
While he almost certainly received basic tuition from his father, on
drawing and painting, Samuel obtained his main art
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