Percy French

(1854 - 1920) William Percy French was born 1854 in Co. Roscommon. He spent eight years at Trinity College Dublin where he developed his talent for watercolour painting and eventually graduated with a degree in civil engineering.

Not only was French a talented visual artist, he was also a gifted musician and composer. During his lifetime he became a household name throughout Ireland, as both an artist and entertainer.

He was also a regular contributor to the RHA.

Recent Results

Percy French Heather in the Bog 7" x 9.5" Watercolour Result: 1700
Percy French Overcast Bay 9" x 14" Watercolour Result: 2500