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Oil on paper
35 x 17 cm (approx. 6.7 x 13.8 inches)
20th Century Irish
Maurice Canning Wilks, born in Belfast 1910. He was an Irish landscape painter. He was educated in Belfast at the Malone Public School and attended evening classes at the Belfast College of Art. While attending he was awarded a scholarship allowing him to attend day classes. He went on to exhibit at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin where he would one day become an associate member. He was also elected a full member of a Royal Ulster Academy. His early landscapes were mainly of the Irish Northern and western counties.