Saturday, June 28, 2008

John O'Connor

[Ludgate Evening] 1887
exhibited the same year at the Royal Academy.
1830 - 1889

[St. Pancras Hotel and Station from Pentonville Road]

[A view of Waterloo Bridge, with St. Paul's in the distance] 1875
oil on canvas

Irish topographical artist and watercolourist. After working in Belfast and Dublin on theatrical scenery came to London in 1848 as principal scene painter for Drury Lane and the Haymarket. About 1855 he began painting topographical scenes. He travelled widely painting towns and buildings.

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