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Saint George Hare

Life: – Son of George Frederick Hare, a dentist, and Ella from County Wexford – Educated in art at Limerick School of Art under Nicholas […]

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Life:
– Son of George Frederick Hare, a dentist, and Ella from County Wexford
– Educated in art at Limerick School of Art under Nicholas Brophy
– Received scholarship to study at National Art Training School, South Kensington
– Won gold medal for history painting exhibited at Royal Academy of Arts in 1886
– Supplemented income with teaching

Career:
– Founding member of Chelsea Arts Club in 1891
– Elected member of Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours and Royal Institute of Oil Painters
– Work included in London Guildhall exhibition of Irish painters in 1906
– Sponsored by Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Baronet
– Notable works include Death of William the Conqueror, The Victory of Faith, Yesterdays, The Gilded Cage

Legacy:
– Died in London in January 1933
– Collection of paintings held by National Trust

References:
– Victory of Faith: George St. Hare, Limerick Artist (1857-1933)
– Chris Beetles Gallery
– Death of Mr N A Brophy
– Biographies of 19th Century Irish Artists (H-K)
– St George Hare auction results at Whytes Art Auctions

External Links:
– Wikimedia Commons has media related to George Hare

Saint George Hare (Wikipedia)

Saint George Hare RI ROI (5 July 1857 – 30 January 1933) was an Irish painter.

Saint George Hare

Self-portrait as the ancient mariner
Born5 July 1857
Limerick, Ireland
Died30 January 1933 (1933-01-31) (aged 75)
London, United Kingdom
Alma materLimerick School of Art
Notable work
Patron(s)Sir Henry Hugh Arthur Hoare, 6th Baronet
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