Sarah Cecilia Harrison
(1863 - 1941)
Sarah Cecilia Harrison was active/lived in Ireland, England. Sarah Harrison is known for portrait, child figure and landscape painting.
Biography Sarah Cecilia Harrison
Sarah Cecilia Harrison (1863-1941)
Born in County Down, to a prosperous family, she moved with her family to London in 1873 on the death of her father. From 1878 to 1885, she studied at the Slade School of Fine Art under Alphonse Legros - his focus on realism and precise draughtsmanship was to have a profound and long-lasting effect on her work. To further her training, she studied Old Master paintings in London and on the Continent. Four years later, in 1889, she settled in Dublin to begin a career in portrait art, submitting for the first time to the annual exhibition of the Royal Hibernian Academy.
Thereafter, until 1933, she was a regular contributor to the RHA, submitting a total of 60 paintings, mostly
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