Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Stained glass artist, of Dublin, for biography of whom see Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 241-244.(1) Richard King, who was born in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, on 7 July 1907, entered the firm of J. Clarke and Sons in 1928. On the death of HARRY CLARKE  HARRY CLARKE in 1935, he became its manager. In 1940 he left to set up his own studio at Hawkcliff, Vico Terrace, Dalkey, where he produced stained glass windows for churches in Australia, Britain, Canada and the United States as well as for many churches in Ireland. He also painted and did graphic work, including several issues of postage stamps and illustrations for the Capuchin Annual. He died at his home in Raheny on St Patrick's Day, 1974.

See WORKS for King's work in Ireland only.



References



(1) A catalogue of King's work is in Capuchin Annual (1975), 205-208.


37 work entries listed in chronological order for KING, RICHARD JOSEPH *


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EARLSFORT TERRACE, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1933-34
Nature: Stained glass window commemorating Kevin Barry.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 488.

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CARRICKMACROSS, O'NEILL STREET, CHURCH OF ST JOSEPH (RC)
Date: 1951a
Nature: Stations of the Cross. For Rev. Hugh Finnegan.
Refs: A History of St Joseph's Church, Carrickmacross (1990), 31-35(illus.)

Building: CO. MAYO, SWINFORD, CHURCH OF OUR LADY HELP OF CHRISTIANS (RC)
Date: 1953
Nature: Stations of the cross, 1953; stained glass in sanctuary window (Assumption, St John Evangelist, St Patrick), 1950, rose window (Holy Trinity) and another window (scenes from Old & New Testaments).
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244;  Ruth Sheehy, 'The art of Richard King (1907-1974) in Swinford and Newport, Co. Mayo', Cathair na Mart: Journal of the Westport Historical Society No. 27 (2009), 30-47(illus.).

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, RAFERAGH (CARRICKMACROSS), CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (RC)
Date: 1954
Nature: E window (St John the Evangelist and the Christians), 1954.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243; Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 295.

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, CORDUFF, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (RC)
Date: 1954
Nature: Stained glass window (Baptism of Christ) in S aisle.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 296.

Building: CO. GALWAY, DUNMORE, CHURCH OF OUR LADY & ST NICHOLAS (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass and Stations of the Cross.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. OFFALY, FERBANE, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. KERRY, FILEMORE (CAHIRCIVEEN), CHURCH OF MARY IMMACULATE (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass and stations of the cross (oils)
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. CAVAN, KILLESHANDRA, CONVENT OF THE HOLY ROSARY
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass and/or oil paintings.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 205; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DONEGAL, LETTERKENNY, CATHEDRAL OF ST EUNAN (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, ST MACARTAN'S SEMINARY
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. MEATH, JOHNSTOWN (NAVAN), CONVENT OF SISTERS OF CHARITY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL, ST MARTHA'S COLLEGE
Date: ?
Nature: Enamel crucifix..
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. MEATH, NAVAN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Oil painting(?) of the 4 Evangelists.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244 (also Madonna & Child in Catholic Young Men's Society?)

Building: CO. MAYO, NEWPORT, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass window, 'Resurrection'.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244;  Ruth Sheehy, 'The art of Richard King (1907-1974) in Swinford and Newport, Co. Mayo', Cathair na Mart: Journal of the Westport Historical Society No. 27 (2009), 30-47(illus.).

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWRY, VIOLET HILL, ST COLMAN'S DIOCESAN COLLEGE
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. KERRY, TRALEE, CHURCH OF ST JOHN (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass window, 'Woman clothed in the Sun'.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. GALWAY, TUAM, CATHEDRAL OF THE ASSUMPTION (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass (St Jarlath and St Patrick).
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, ST MARY'S CONVENT (DOMINICAN)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass. Also wooden crucifix and oil paintings of Crucifixion and Christ comforting the women of Jerusalem.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 205;  Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DONEGAL, DONEGAL, CHURCH OF THE FOUR MASTERS (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 207; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. KILDARE, CELBRIDGE, ST RAPHAEL'S, ST JOHN OF GOD HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass. Also wooden statue of St John of God.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 207; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, CHURCH OF ST BRENDAN (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass window, 'Baptism of Christ'.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 205; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. WESTMEATH, ATHLONE, CHURCH OF SS PETER & PAUL (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: RK designer of 8 of principal stained glass windows.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. KERRY, BALLINSKELLINGS, DUNGEAGAN, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. WESTMEATH, ATHLONE, CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass. Also Stations of Cross and 'Flight into Egypt' (paintings?).
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 206; Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. DUBLIN, BLACKROCK, CARYSFORT AVENUE, OBELISK PARK, HOUSE OF ST JOHN OF GOD
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH STREET, CAPUCHIN FRIARY
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GREENHILLS (WALKINSTOWN), CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH ROAD (RAHENY), CHURCH OF OUR LADY MOTHER OF DIVINE GRACE (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, NAZARETH HOME
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MOUNT PROSPECT AVENUE (CLONTARF), NO. 108-915 (CONVENT OF DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY OF ST VINCENT)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET UPPER, NO. 041 (ROYAL DUBLIN HOTEL)
Date: ?
Nature: Glass frieze.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 205-208

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST AGNES ROAD (CRUMLIN), CHURCH OF ST AGNES (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. DUBLIN, GOATSTOWN, MOUNT ANNVILLE ROAD, MOUNT ANVILLE, CONVENT OF THE SACRED HEART
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 244

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANTRIM ROAD, ST MALACHY'S DIOCESAN SEMINARY
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU ROAD (BALLYNAFEIGH), GOOD SHEPHERD CONVENT
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FALLS ROAD, NO. 101 (ST MARY'S COLLEGE)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (1996), 243

Building: CO. GALWAY, KILTULLA, CHURCH (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Paintings of the Assumption and of St Joseph and Child.
Refs: Capuchin Annual (1975), 207