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Our Featured
Artists

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Alexander, Douglas

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Ballard, Brian
Behan, John
Bewick, Pauline
Blackshaw, Basil
Brocquy, Louis Le
Brady, Charles
Brohan, James
Brophy, Elizabeth

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Carey, Joseph William
Carrick, Desmond
Casey, Comhghall
Collis, Peter
Cope, Elizabeth
Craig, James
Crozier, William
Cunningham, Grace

Curling, Peter

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Davis, Gerald
Donovan, Jack

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Egginton, Frank
English, James

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Finnin, Martin
Flood, Kevin

Fox, Bob
French, Percy


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Gillespie, George

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Hamilton, Ken
Hamilton, Letitia
Hayes, Edwin
Higgins, R.B.
Hone, Evie


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Kenny, Alan
Kingerlee, John
Klitz, Tony

Knuttel, Graham

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Leonard, Patrick

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Maccabe, Gladys
MacGonigal, Maurice
Maderson, Arthur K.
McAllister, Therese
McGuinness, William B.
Maguire, Cecil
Maile, Ben

McCaig, Norman
McGrane, Henry
McSweeney, Sean
Minihan, John
Mooney, Martin
Moroney, Ken


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O'Malley, Tony
O'Neill, Mark


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Robinson, Markey
Rothwell, Richard
Russell, George
Ryan, Thomas


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Pye, Patrick

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Schwatschke, John
Shawcross, Neil

Steyn, Stella


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Teskey, Donald

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Webb, Kenneth
Wilks, Maurice


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Yeats, Jack B.
Young, Mabel


The William Percy French Collection

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Treasures,

39 Church Street,

Athlone,

Co.Westmeath,

Ireland.

 

Tel: (00353)906475762

Mobile: (00353)879080707

e-mail:
treasuresathlone@gmail.com

 

Opening hours

10am-7pm Mon-Sat
(or by appointment)


Click to enlarge
Percy French
Sailing Boat 1910
Watercolour
7" x 10"


Biography

William Percy French was born in County Roscommon in 1854. He grew up in Derby before being sent to school in Derry as preparation for entering Trinity College Dublin. There he studied engineering and for seven years he worked as an engineer spending his spare time sketching and composing songs. He then abandoned his chosen career to pursue his artistic interests and in addition to painting he wrote stories, verse and libretti for a musical comedy, a comic opera and a full opera, all of which were produced in Dublin.

He is best remembered for his atmospheric watercolour paintings of Irish bogs and skies, typically painted using a 'wet-on-wet' technique. His work as both an artist and popular entertainer is commemorated by the Percy French Society, which was formed in the 1980s, and which has a collection of some eighty watercolours by French on permanent display in the North Down Heritage Centre.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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