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Markey Robinson

 (1918 - 1999)
Markey Robinson was active/lived in United Kingdom, Ireland.  Markey Robinson is known for expressionist landscape painting and sculpture.

Markey Robinson

Markey Robinson (1918-99)

The Irish expressionist artist, landscape painter and sculptor Markey Robinson was born in Belfast in 1918.  An avid reader of fine art books as a child, he trained for a time at the Belfast College of Art.  It was then time to earn a living. Robinson became a merchant seaman, and later a welder, but his main passion remained painting. Sadly, the next thirty years were tough. Despite showing his paintings in a number of exhibitions, it wasn't until the 1980s that he achieved significant commercial success as an artist.

Now noted as the foremost Irish Primitive* painter, Markey Robinson began exhibiting his works in 1942 when three of his paintings - Autumn Landscape, Boulogne and I  ...  Displaying 750 of 6015 characters.

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About  Markey Robinson

Born:  1918 - Belfast, Ireland
Died:   1999 - Belfast, Ireland
Known for:  expressionist landscape painting and sculpture