Markey Robinson

Markey Robinson The sculptor and painter David Marcus Robinson was born in Belfast in 1918. He attended Perth Street Public Elementary School and studied at the Belfast College of Art, however much of his art and colour co-ordination was learnt from his grandfather, Thomas Robinson.

In his youth Markey boxed as "Boyo Marko" Robinson. He was also a merchant seaman and travelled extensively, while being influenced by the Incas and the Aztecs as portrayed in his authentic style of bold brush paintwork.

Markey also visited Spain and France on a number of occasions and assumed certain characteristics of artists such as Matisse, Derain and Picasso. He developed and simplified their ideas making them his own with an open, almost childlike honesty, withou... read more

Recent Results

Markey Robinson Returning Home 16" x 28" Oil on board Result: 2850
Markey Robinson Homecoming 12" x 18" Oil on wood panel Result: 1300
Markey Robinson Coastal Village, South France 20" x 15" Oil on Board Result: 1300
Markey Robinson The Steps to Church 20" x 13" Gouache on board Result: 1000
Markey Robinson Cliffs of Moher 10" x 12.5" Gouache on board Result: 500
Markey Robinson Boats at a Distance 11" x 6" Oil on wood panel Result: 440
Markey Robinson Off to School 18" x 22" Result: 2500
Markey Robinson Going Home 12" x 16" Gouache Signed Apollo Gallery label verso Result: 2800
Markey Robinson Two Nudes 23" x 14" Oil on Board Result: 1900
Markey Robinson Still Life with Sea View 14" x 18" Oil on Board Result: 1600
Markey Robinson Two White Gable Ends 17" x 13" Oil on Board Result: 1500
Markey Robinson Approaching the Sea 15" x 18" Oil on board Signed Result: 1400
Markey Robinson Portrait of a Clown 11" x 7" Gouache on paper Result: 550
Markey Robinson The Garden 5.75" x 9" Gouache on paper Result: 380
Markey Robinson Brown Trees 8" x 11" Gouache on paper Result: 340
Markey Robinson Sunset 4" x 12" Gouache on board Result: 340
Markey Robinson Seascape 6" x 10" Gouache Result: 300