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Roderic O'Conor

 (1860 - 1940)
Roderic O'Conor was active/lived in Ireland, France.  Roderic OConor is known for figure, nude figure, still life painting.

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Roderic O'Conor


RODERIC O'CONOR

An exact contemporary of Charles Gruppe, O'Conor is listed as both Irish and Irish-American (by Bénézit, in error).  His place of birth was Roscommon, Ireland (on 17 October 1860).  Regarded as Ireland's most progressive painter of his time, O'Conor was close to both Gauguin and Armand Seguin in the Pont-Aven region, and he was wealthy enough to purchase paintings by Cézanne, Gauguin, Renoir, Manet, and others. 

O'Conor studied art in Dublin (1879-83), Antwerp (1883), then in Paris under Carolus-Duran and at the Académie Julian.  He was working in Grèz-sur-Loing in the 1880s (Jacobs, 1985, p. 33), and began exhibiting his works at the Salon des Indépendants in 1890.  Later he wou  ...  Displaying 750 of 4689 characters.




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About  Roderic O'Conor

Born:  1860 - Roscommon, Ireland
Died:   1940 - Neuil-sur-Layon, France
Known for:  figure, nude figure, still life painting