Andrew O'Connor (1874-1941)

Andrew O'Connor

Andrew O’Connor was an Irish-American sculptor who regularly worked on public monuments and funerary commissions in the United States, as well as exhibiting at the Salon, Paris from 1906. He settled in Paris, where he became influenced by the work of Auguste Rodin, whom he befriended.  He exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1907, and a number of his public monuments can be seen in Ireland. He resided in Dublin for the last seven months of his life and died at his home on Merrion Square. 

A selection of items from the collection:

Photograph of Andrew O’Connor in his studio, Clamart, Paris (see above)
Presented by Andrew O’Connor (artist’s grandson)

Photograph of Andrew O’Connor with his eldest son Hector and the art critic Jean Prouvaire in the garden of O’Connor’s studio, Clamart, Paris
Presented by Andrew O’Connor (artist’s grandson)