Frank O'Meara

1853-1888 Ireland/Plein-air

 

Brief Biography-Frank O'Meara was born in Carlow in 1853. He was the foremost plein-air painter of Ireland belonging to the Grez-sur-Loing colony in France, where he lived for eleven years. There, John Lavery was impressed by his work. O'Meara exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon and in England but only once at the Royal Hibernian Academy Dublin. He returned to Carlow in 1888 and died that same year of malaria; he was only thirty-five.

 

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Towards Night

Towards Night and Winter

Reverie

Reverie#

October

October

Twilight

Twilight

Widow

The Widow

Autumnal Sorrows

Autumnal Sorrows

Old Mill at Grez

Old Mill at Grez