This is George Mullins

George Mullins (fl. 1763 – 1765) was an Irish landscape painter.

Mullins, a landscape painter, was trained by James Mannin in the Dublin Society’s Drawing School coming on in 1756. He was first employed in Waterford where he painted trays and lids for snuff boxes. He obtained, however, some expertise as a landscape-painter, and coming to London exhibited at the in advance exhibitions of the Royal Academy from 1770 to 1775.

He was hired by Lord Charlemont to paint decorative pictures for his Marino estate. Mullins was after that employed as a sign painter and taught one of the premier progressive Irish landscape painters, Thomas Roberts.

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He married a young girl who kept an alehouse close Temple Bar, called the Horseshoe and Magpye, a place of popular resort. The date of his death is not known.

12px Wikisource logo.svg This article incorporates text from a pronouncement now in the public domain: Cust, Lionel Henry (1894). “Mullins, George”. In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. 39. London: Smith, Elder & Co.

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