Aloysius O'Kelly

1853-1936 Ireland/Impressionism/Plein-air

 

Brief Biography-Aloysius O'Kelly was born in Dublin in 1853. He was a nephew of the sculptor John Lawlor who apprenticed him in London. In Paris, he was a disciple of Léon Bonnat and Jean-Léon Gérôme at the École des Beaux-Arts. O'Kelly was known to paint pictures related to his brother James J. O'Kelly's political involvement in Ireland. In addition, he exhibited Breton and Egyptian scenes in the Dublin and London Academies. When working for the Illustrated London News, they published his Land League series. He eventually retired to New York and taught in Brooklyn, where he died in 1936.

 

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The Harem Guard

The Harem Guard

Girl in a Meadow

Girl in a Meadow

Head of a Breton

Head of a Breton of Finistere

Expectation

Expectation

An Interior Brittany

An Interior Brittany

A Breton Pardon

A Breton Pardon#

Pecheur Breton

Pecheur Breton

Seaweed Gatherers

Seaweed Gatherers Connemara

A Team Of Three

A Team Of Three

Awaiting the Reutrn

Awaiting the Reutrn Concarneau

Feeding Hens

Feeding Hens

Mosque of Ezbeck

Mosque Of Ezbeck Cairo

The Stained Glass

The Stained Glass Window

Figures On A Street

Figures On A Sunlit Street

Mass In Connemara

Mass In Connemara Cabin

A Load of Turf

A Load Of Turf

Among the Poppies

Among the Poppies

Game of Draughts

Game of Draughts

In the Sunshine

In the Sunshine Brittany

Sailing Boats-

Sailing Boats in Concarneau Harbour