Breon O'Casey

Breon O’Casey was born in 1928, the son of the Irish playwright, Sean O’Casey. After National Service, he attended the Anglo-French Art School, a small art school in St John’s Wood, London, based on the French model.

He left for St Ives in the mid fifties and has lived in Cornwall ever since. In St Ives he worked as an assistant to the sculptor, Denis Mitchell and then Dame Barbara Hepworth. In St Ives too, he began making jewellery as a side line, although his main occupation was and is always painting.

He continued making jewellery until he was 70, when he felt enough was enough and gave it up. The next 10 years were devoted solely to painting and sculpture, with the occasional session of print making; he hopes to continue this for... read more

Recent Results

Breon O'Casey Tristan and Isolde Moonlight 14" x 16" Oil on board Result: £2000
Breon O'Casey Circus 20" x 30" Acrylic on board Result: £3600
Breon O'Casey Seascape 15" x 23" Acrylic on Paper Result: £1450
Breon O'Casey Orange Dots 7.5" x 11" Mixed Result: £650