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Sir John Newell Jordan (1852–1925)

© The Estate of Frank McKelvey. All rights reserved. DACS 2019. Photo credit: Queen's University Belfast

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Landscape and portrait painter Frank McKelvey is one of the best-known Northern Irish artists of the twentieth century. Born in Belfast, he was apprenticed as a poster designer and attended evening classes in Belfast College of Art. He became a full-time student about the autumn of 1911 and had a distinguished career at college, winning numerous prizes. He opened his first studio in late 1919 or early 1920.

Queen's University Belfast

Belfast


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 101 x W 80 cm

Accession number

QUB 160

Acquisition method

purchased

Work type

Painting


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