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Mary Harriett Jellett (1897–1944) by unknown photographer private collection

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Jellett, Mary Harriett [Mainie] (1897–1944), painter and writer on art, was born on 20 April 1897 at 36 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, and baptized at St Anne's Church, Dawson Street, the eldest of the four daughters of William Morgan Jellett (1857–1936) and Janet McKensie Stokes (...

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Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878–1931), painter, was born on 27 November 1878 at Oriel, Blackrock, co. Dublin, the fifth and youngest child of Arthur Herbert Orpen, a solicitor, and Anne Caulfeild, a member of the earl of Charlemont's family. Orpen's grandfather Sir Richard Orpen...

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Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen (1878–1931) self-portrait, 1916 [The Man from Aran] Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)

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Osborne, Walter Frederick (1859–1903), painter, was born on 17 June 1859 at 6 Cornish Terrace, Rathmines, Dublin, the second of the three children of William Osborne RHA (1823–1901), an animal painter, and his wife, Anne Jane Woods, of O'Brien's Bridge, co. Clare. He was educated at ...

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Spry [née Fletcher], Constance (1886–1960), floral artist, was born at 58 Warner Street, Derby, on 5 December 1886, the only daughter and eldest of the six children of George Fletcher (d. 1934) and his wife, Henrietta Maria Clark; her father was a railway clerk and rose to become assistant secretary to the ...

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Constance Spry (1886–1960) by Harold Piercey Constance Spry

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Yeats, John Butler [Jack] (1871–1957), painter, was born on 29 August 1871 in London, at 23 Fitzroy Road, north of Regent's Park, the fifth child and youngest son of the painter John Butler Yeats (1839–1922) and Susan Mary Pollexfen (1841–1900). He was the brother of ...

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John Butler Yeats (1871–1957) self-portrait, c. 1920 National Gallery of Ireland