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Richard Willis

 (1853 - 1905)
Richard Willis is known for painting.

Biography   Richard Willis

Born in Dingle, Co. Kerry, but raised in Cork city, Willis worked initially as an architectural apprentice, whilst studying at night at the Crawford School of Art where his precocious talent for drawing saw him winning numerous medals and prizes. Strickland (Vol. II., p.540) wrote: "From the beginning his career as an art student was an uninterrupted success, and having gained a scholarship in the National Art Training School at South Kensington, he went to London to continue his studies [and] was accounted the best student who ever went through the school". This prodigious beginning was followed by a highly successful career as an art educationist. He was head of the Manchester School of Art, and later of the Dublin Metropolitan School, wh   ...  Displaying 750 of 951 characters.

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