C1921

The Silent Valley - CoDown, Slieve na glogh, Doan, Meelmoran, Bearnagh, Binyon

Artist:

Joseph W. Carey (1859 - 1937)

The Mourne Mountains or Mournes are a granite mountain range located in County Down in the south-east of Northern Ireland, are among the most famous of the mountains on the island of Ireland. Joseph W. Carey 1859-1937 in Belfast, the … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

The Silent Valley – CoDown, Slieve na glogh, Doan, Meelmoran, Bearnagh, Binyon

Date:

C1921

Artist:

Joseph W. Carey (1859 - 1937)

Condition:

Technique:

Watercolour

Image Size: 

540mm 
x 285mm

Frame Size: 

775mm 
x 525mm
AUTHENTICITY
The Silent Valley - CoDown, Slieve na glogh, Doan, Meelmoran, Bearnagh, Binyon - Antique Painting from 1921

Genuine antique
dated:

1921

Description:

The Mourne Mountains or Mournes are a granite mountain range located in County Down in the south-east of Northern Ireland, are among the most famous of the mountains on the island of Ireland. Joseph W. Carey 1859-1937 in Belfast, the son of the Rev. J. W. Carey, a Moravian Minister at Kilwarlin, Co Down. He trained as an illustrator with Marcus Ward &amp Co., publishers. When this firm failed in 1899, he set up a business with his brother John and Ernest Hanford at 142 Royal Avenue in Belfast, where they were joined later by Richard Thomson (brother of the noted illustrator Hugh Thomson who had trained at Marcus Ward with Carey). Their firm specialised in high quality illuminated addresses, presentation albums, and book plates. Carey’s most important commission as an artist was 13 scenes from Belfast history on Canvas for the Ulster Hall in 1903 (restored in 1989). Between 1915 – 35, 26 of his paintings were exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin. He was a founding member of Belfast Ramblers Sketching Club and Belfast Art Society. Later he was an academician of the Ulster Academy of Arts. His other interests included ballooning and chess.

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