William Mulready
 

 

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William Mulready 1786-1863

Born in Ennis, County Clare. He left Ireland when he was six years old and rarely returned. A painter, who was best known for his genre painting. His drawings, particularly of nudes, were remarkable. The inscription on his very elaborate tomb reads “Artrist, Royal Academician, Knight of the Legion of Honour, born at Innes, Ireland, 1786, died in London 1863.” Each column has at its base a palette, writing material and other tools of his trade. Around the monument are figures in light relief. He is buried in London