Andrew Nicholl RHA

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Andrew Nicholl RHA Andrew Nicholl was an Irish watercolour painter, and a founding member of the Belfast Association of Artists. From 1832, Nicholl exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Hibernian Academy. He became an associate of the RHA in 1847, then a full member in 1860.

Nicholl used a technique in many paintings called ‘sgraffito’, a term used to describe the action of scraping to highlight certain elements, such as flowers in a landscape. Nicholl’s work was described as ‘totally original compositions, and because the scale of the flowers and building is so irrational, they have a surrealist quality…it is the quality which makes them the most haunting Irish paintings of the nineteenth century.’ His work in included in the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Ulster Museum.

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