Further Resources

National Gallery of Ireland, 'Loan Collection of Works by Sir Frederic William Burton R.H.A.', Dublin: Healy's Ltd., 1900

Detail from the cover of National Gallery of Ireland: Loan collection of works by Sir Frederic W. Burton R.H.A., 1900. NGI Special Collections 708.15DUB/NGI


Researching F.W. Burton at the National Gallery of Ireland


The Centre for the Study of Irish Art holds three NGI publications (1900, 1980, 1997) that focus on the career of Frederic William Burton. The artist's early career as a painter of miniature portraits is covered in Caffrey (2000), while discussion of his later career can be found in Crookshank & Glin (1994) and Bourke (1987).

The CSIA also holds two archival collections related to F.W. Burton which contain correspondence, newspaper cuttings, notes, receipts, photographs and other ephemera.


Suggested Bibliography      

Bourke, Marie. (1987). The Aran Fisherman's Drowned Child by Frederic William Burton. Dublin: National Exhibition Touring Services

Caffrey, Paul. (2000). Treasures to Hold: Irish and English Miniatures 1650-1850. Dublin: National Gallery of Ireland.

Crookshank, Anne and Glin, Knight of. (1994). The Watercolours of Ireland: Works on Paper, in Pencil, Pastel and Paint, c.1660-1914. London
CSIA 719.41508  

National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. (1997). Frederic William Burton : works in the Print Gallery, National Gallery of Ireland. Dublin: National Gallery of Ireland

National Gallery of Ireland. (1900). National Gallery of Ireland. Loan collection of works by Sir Frederic W. Burton R.H.A.
Special Collections 708.15DUB/NGI 
National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. (1980). Sir Frederic W. Burton, R.H.A., 1876 - 1900 [catalogue of exhibition held March 1980]
CSIA 709.415BUR 


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