Artworks in Arcadja1
Some works of Thomas James MulvanyExtracted between 1 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Thomas James Mulvany - Coast Scene - Noon: Peasants Winnowing Corn - From A Sketch By Captain Chidley Coote
Auction: Whyte's -Mar 12, 2012 - DublinLot number: 52
Other WORKS AT AUCTION
Thomas James Mulvany RHA (1779-1845) COAST SCENE - NOON: PEASANTS WINNOWING CORN - FROM A SKETCH BY CAPTAIN CHIDLEY COOTE, 1838 with artist's name on plaque affixed to frame lower centre; with artist's name and title on typed label on reverse; also with RHA exhibition details on reverse oil on canvas 30.48 by 45.72cm., 12 by 18in. RHA, Dublin; Private collection; Christies, London, 6 May 1996, lot 8; Where purchased by the present owner RHA, Dublin, 1838, catalogue no. 27 Mulvany exhibited at the RHA from 1826 (the inaugural exhibition) until 1844 (bar one year, 1839) showing close to eighty works during this period. Born in Dublin, he was one of the instrumental figures in the founding of the RHA , one of the fourteen original members and appointed Keeper. Mulvany died at his home in Booterstown, Dublin in 1845. The neighbouring Wicklow landscape was a recurring theme in his oeuvre and the mountain in the background of this scene is likely to be the Sugarloaf. For further reading see Strickland, p.156-157.