Norah McGuinness HRHA Biography and Works - Ross's Auctioneers & Valuers

Norah McGuinness HRHA

Norah McGuinness HRHA

Norah McGuinness was a landscape painter, designer and illustrator born in Derry. Despite what her family thought, she entered the Dublin Metropolitan school of Art where she first won a scholarship for three years. In 1923 she won a medal from the Royal Dublin Society, in 1924 she won a medal for her drawings entered in the Tailteann competition and then after she held her first exhibition at the Royal Hibernian Academy, she furthered her education at Chelsea Polytechnic for several months.

 

After McGuinness’s exhibition at the Victor Waddington Gallery on 1949, the Dublin Magazine said, ‘at its best the work of Norah McGuinness is forthright, spontaneous and dramatic...'

 

In1957, Norah was elected an honorary member of the Royal Hibernian Academy but then resigned in 1969. In 1968, a retrospective exhibition was held at Trinity College Dublin where she showed over one hundred pieces of art.  

 

Norah McGuinness HRHA - Unsold artworks for sale

There are currently 1 unsold artwork(s) that are open to offers

Norah McGuinness HRHA - Auction results

There have been 24 artwork(s) sold in previous auctions
  • Lot 132 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 132 Sale Date: 11 March 2009
    Result: £5,500
  • Lot 151 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 151 Sale Date: 05 March 2008
    Result: £4,600
  • Lot 141 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 141 Sale Date: 07 March 2012
    Result: £2,750
  • Lot 358 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 358 Sale Date: 05 December 2007
    Result: £1,500
  • FISHING BOATS IN THE HARBOUR by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    FISHING BOATS IN THE HARBOUR Sale Date: 26 February 2015 Medium: Watercolour Drawing Size: H 15" x W 22"
    Result: £1,100
  • STILL LIFE, FLOWERS by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    STILL LIFE, FLOWERS Sale Date: 07 November 2018 Medium: Watercolour Drawing Size: H 13" x W 8"
    Result: £1,100
  • Lot 108 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 108 Sale Date: 28 January 2009
    Result: £1,000
  • Lot 318 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 318 Sale Date: 06 October 2010
    Result: £1,000
  • Lot 48 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 48 Sale Date: 06 October 2010
    Result: £1,000
  • Lot 64 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 64 Sale Date: 06 October 2010
    Result: £1,000
  • Lot 160 by Norah McGuinness HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 160 Sale Date: 06 October 2010
    Result: £1,000