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Dermod O'Brien

 (1865 - 1945)
Dermod O'Brien was active/lived in Ireland, England.  Dermod OBrien is known for figure, portrait and landscape painting, teaching.

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Dermod O'Brien


Dermod O'Brien PRHA, HRA (1865-1945)

The Irish portraitist, landscape and figure painter Dermod O'Brien was born in County Limerick in 1865, a grandson of the Irish patriot William Smith O'Brien.  He attended Harrow School and Cambridge University, before visiting the Continent in 1886 to study the paintings of the Old Masters* in the Louvre Museum in Paris.  The following year he was in Italy and determined upon a career as an artist.  Later in 1887, like Richard Moynan, Roderic O'Conor and Norman Garstin, he enrolled at the Antwerp Academy to study under Charles Verlat. Walter Osborne was a fellow student.  In Antwerp, O'Brien won a silver medal for drawing.

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About  Dermod O'Brien

Born:  1865 - County Limerick, Ireland
Died:   1945
Known for:  figure, portrait and landscape painting, teaching