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Norman J. McCaig (Irish Artist Directory)

Full Name: Norman J. McCaig

Lived: 1929 - 2001

Categories: Landscape

Artist Biography

Norman McCaig was born in Bangor, Co Down in 1929. He came from an artistic family and expressed an interest in painting from his schooldays. He took up painting full-time after studying at Belfast College of Art, and later in Paris. He is known for his panoramic views of the Irish countryside, treated in an idealised, picturesque manner.

McCaig's grand scale and broad horizons, his delicate colour and romantic scenes are probably influenced by his friendship with Joseph Sefton: a set designer who worked for Edith Piaf. Indeed, McCaig's first exhibition was a joint project with Sefton-opening in Paris after his later studies at the Academy of Art Vavin. 

Norman J. McCaig Art Previously On Sale at Adam’s Auctioneers

Norman J. McCaig (1929-2001) Lobster Pots, Burtonport Oil on canvas, 50 x 75cm (19.75 x 29.5'') S...

Hammer Price €5,500.00

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Norman J. McCaig (1929-2001) Looking Towards Bray from Killiney Beach Oil on cnavas, 51 x 76cm, (...

Hammer Price €5,500.00

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Norman J. McCaig (1929-2001) Near Clifden, Connemara Oil on board, 39 x 49cm (15.25 x 19.25'') Si...

Hammer Price €3,800.00

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Norman J. McCaig (1929-2001) Poppy Fields at Rush Oil on board, 41 x 51cm, (16 x 20'') Signed

Hammer Price €3,800.00

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Norman J. McCaig (1929-2001) Fishing Boats, Portaferry Oil on board, 51 x 40.5cm, (20 x 16'') Signed

Hammer Price €3,800.00

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