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Markey Robinson was born in Belfast, the son of a house painter, he worked as a welder and was also a featherweight boxer for a time. A merchant seaman for many years, his only formal art training was a brief spell at the Belfast College of Art. He showed two paintings of the Blitz on Belfast at the Northern Ireland Civil Defence art exhibition in 1943 and thereafter became a regular exhibitor in Belfast and Dublin.
oil on board
H 36.8 x W 87.6 cm