Joseph Patrick Haverty
(1794 - 1864)
Joseph Patrick Haverty was active/lived in Ireland, England. Joseph Haverty is known for figure and portrait painting, illustration, lithography.
Biography Joseph Patrick Haverty
Joseph Patrick Haverty RHA (1794-1864)
The Irish figure painter, portraitist and illustrator Joseph Haverty was born in County Galway. Biographical details of his art education and career are somewhat sparse; however, his artistic capability as a young man suggests that he absorbed the skills of drawing and painting at a relatively young age, probably from a local artist.
He first came to public attention at the age of 20 when he submitted a painting to the Royal Hibernian Academy*. Within a year from this he had moved to Dublin, and thereafter appears to have divided his time between Galway, Dublin and London.
Joseph Haverty is best known for his picture The Limerick Piper (1844), which became one of Ireland's m
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