(c.1827 - 1904)
Richard Staunton Cahill was active/lived in United Kingdom. Richard Cahill is known for Genre painting.
An accomplished figure painter in oil and watercolour, Richard Staunton
Cahill was born in County Clare. Having trained at the Royal Hibernian
Academy School in 1850, he exhibited there from 1851 until 1900.
Research shows he painted in Clare and Galway, concentrating on genre
subjects such as The Irish Peasant Boy (1853), The Spinning Wheel (1879)
and An Impending Eviction (1888).
He exhibited from the early 1850s at
London's The Royal Academy, and when living in London, at Royal Society
of British Artists and the New Watercolour Society and elsewhere in
English galleries. His detailed, sympathetic paintings form useful
historical sources for authentic furnishings and clothing.