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ORPEN, William (1878 - 1931), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ORPEN, William (1878 - 1931), Painter

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Irish, 20th century, male.

Born 1878, in Stillorgan (County Dublin); died 29 September 1931, in London.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures.

[not available online]Sir William Orpen trained with James Brennan at the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin (1891-1897) and at the Slade School of Fine Art in London (1897-1899). Between 1902 and 1914 he taught part-time at the Metropolitan School of Art in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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