George Mullins

1756-1775/6 Ireland/Landscape Painter

 

Brief Biography-George Mullins was a landscape painter who first travelled to Waterford, where he painted snuff boxes at Mr Wise's Factory. In Dublin, He married the proprietor of the hostelry Horseshoe and Magpie in Temple Bar. The landscape teacher James Mannin, who was of Italian descent, taught him ornamental drawing at the Dublin Society Schools, and the Society purchased a landscape in 1763 and a history composition in 1768. He exhibited regularly at the Dublin Society of Artists up to 1769.
In 1770 he went to London and collaborated with the scene-painter Robert Carver and exhibited his works at the Royal Academy until 1775. Landscapes he painted for the Earl of Charlemont are in the National Gallery of Ireland, and his painting, the 'Fishing Party' hangs in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Tomas Roberts spent time with Mullins as an apprentice.

 

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Dawn

Dawn

Evening

Evening

Morning

Morning

Noon

Noon

Fishing Party

Fishing Party

River

River Landscape with Fishermen

River Landscape

An Extensive Wooded River Landscape