Irish Artist Directory
Letitia Marion

Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA

Lived: 1878 - 1964

Categories: Landscapes, Rural, Oil Sketches

Artist Biography

Originally from Co. Meath, Letitia Hamilton studied at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art where she was taught by William Orpen, continuing her studies at the Slade School of Art in London and with Frank Brangwyn. She exhibited annually at the RHA from 1909, and was elected a member in 1944. In the 1920s she exhibited a number of times at the Paris Salon as well as at the Goupil Gallery, Walker Gallery, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, Royal Society of British Artist’s and Scottish Society of Women Artist in Edinburgh. She was also one of the founder members of the Society of Dublin Painters in 1920.

In 1945 Hamilton had a solo show at Victor Waddington Galleries in Dublin, and another in 1948, the same year that she won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games art section in London. She went on to have three solo shows at the Dawson Gallery in the following years. Hamilton’s work can be found in major collections such as the National Gallery of Ireland, Ulster Museum, Crawford Gallery, Hugh Lane Gallery, Office of Public Works, VHI, Wesley College and City Gallery of Art in Limerick.

Letitia Hamilton featured in the 2014 exhibition 'Irish Women Artists: 1870-1970'. Please click here to view the catalogue.

Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (1878-1964) Leaving For The Fair, Connemara Oil on canvas, 49.5 x 60c...

Hammer Price €27,000.00

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Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (1878 - 1964) The Harbour, Roundstone, Connemara Oil on canvas, 51 x ...

Hammer Price €24,000.00

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Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (1878-1964) A View Through Trees Oil on canvas, 42 x 46cm (16.5 x 18'...

Hammer Price €23,000.00

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Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (1878-1964) Market Day at Monasteravin Oil on canvas, 41 x 47cm, (16 ...

Hammer Price €22,000.00

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Letitia Marion Hamilton RHA (1878-1964) Roundstone Village, Connemara Oil on canvas, 50.8 x 61cm...

Hammer Price €19,000.00

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