Ronald Ossory Dunlop RBA, Rider and Connemara Ponies
Ronald Ossory Dunlop (1894 - 1973) was an Irish landscape artist, figure painter and writer who spent most of his life in England. From an artistic and cultured background, he grew up surrounded by figures such as WB Yeats, George Russell and James Stephens. A founder member of the 'Emotionist' group of writers and a member of the London Group of artists from 1931. He exhibited with the Royal Academy in London and the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin in the 1940s and 1950s. A prolific author on art and of 'how to paint' books, he exhibited widely for most of his life. His work is now in the collections of the Tate Gallery, Crawford Gallery, Cork, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, the National Portrait Gallery and Victoria and Albert, London as well as numerous private collections.
A west of Ireland scene depicting a horseman and ponies, with beautiful Connemara landscape and sky in the background. This painting was previously sold at Bonhams, London, in 2007, and has been in a private collection since then.
Canvas dimensions 101 cm x 76 cm, oil on canvas. Signed bottom right. Framed.