Sir William Orpen RA, RI, HRHA
Born 27 November 1878
Died 29 September 1931
Active: 1891 - 1931
Country of birth: Ireland
Country of death: England
Wealth at death: £159,174 10s. 8d.
Probate date: 9 December 1931
Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin. Headmaster's Report for the Year ending 31 July 1907 Headmaster's Annual Reports
'The Appointment of Mr. William Orpen as a visiting Master for the figure drawing and painting classes has strengthened the staff of the school'.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Bruce Arnold, 'Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878-1931)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/35331, accessed 21 Aug 2010]
Citing this record
'Sir William Orpen RA, RI, HRHA', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [http://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib3_1216633011, accessed 07 Dec 2013]