Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Sculptor and actor, of London and Dublin.   Joseph CarrĂ©, second son of Louis CarrĂ©, a general practioner in Camberwell, Surrey, was born in Camberwell in 1869 or 1870 and attended school at St Augustine's College, Ramsgate.   He became a sculptor and exhibited a bronze bust at the Royal Academy in 1900.  Within the next seven years he had moved to Dublin, exhibiting four works at the Irish International Exhibition in 1907 and thirteen at the Royal Hibernian Academy between 1908 and 1914   He also appeared in some theatrical productions.   He is then believed to have returned to England.   He executed the portrait relief of Dr Conolly Norman for the latter's memorial in St Patrick's Cathedral.(1)

Address:  6 Molesworth Place, <=1901->=1911;  Clonmel Street, 1913-14.(2)


All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the English censuses of 1871 and 1881, the Irish censuses of 1901 and 1911 and Theo Snoddy, Dictionary of Irish Artists: 20th Century (2nd edition, 2002), 81.

(1)   Freeman's Journal, 19 Oct 1910.
(2) RHA Index.

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Date: 1910
Nature: Portrait relief forming part of memorial to Dr Conolly Norman.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 19 Oct 1910.