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 26 May 2015]