Nathaniel Hone the Younger

1831-1871 Ireland-Barbizon School

 

Brief Biography-Nathaniel Hone, the Younger, was born in 1831. He was the great grand-nephew of Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784). He studied engineering at Trinity College Dublin and worked on the railways before taking up painting and, in 1853, went to Paris to study. His first master was Adolphe Yvon, a painter of the Napoleonic wars. In 1854. He entered the atelier of Thomas Couture, and on completion of his training, he took up landscapes. Barbizon was his next stop, where he became acquainted with all of the artists there. He resided in France for seventeen years, going to Italy for eighteen months before returning to Ireland. Camille Corot, his friend Henri-Joseph Harpignies and Gustav Courbet left an impression on him from his Barbizon days, and he settled mainly into landscape painting in his later years. He became a professor of painting at the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1894.

 

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Constantinople

Constantinople

Malahide Sands

Evening Malahide Sands

Gathering Seaweed

Gathering Seaweed Malahide

Off the Kish

Off the Kish

Banks of the Seine

On the Banks of the Seine

Raheny Co Dublin

Raheny County Dublin

Rocks at Kilkee

Rocks at Kilkee

The Boundary Fence

The Boundary Fence Forest of Fontainebleu

Seascape

Sketch for a Seascape

Summer Pastures

Summer Pastures

kilkee

kilkee

Rough sea Bundoran

Rough sea Bundoran

Figures Under a Tree

Figures Under a Tree

Saint Marnock

Saint Marnock

Cows in Shadows

Cows in Tree Shadows

Coastal Scene

Coastal Scene with Breaking Waves

River Scene

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