Drogheda Municipal Art Collection

A View of the Dominican Church across the River Boyne

Thomas Markey

b. 1885 - d. 1967
Ink on paper

Thomas Markey (1885-1967) a topographical and figure painter was born in Drogheda and was a carpenter for the Corporation of Drogheda. A self-taught artist he worked in oil and watercolour and also executed a set of drawings and engravings of historical buildings and scenes in the town

An ink on paper scene with three swans visible in the foreground. In the middle ground a pedestrian bridge can be seen with two figures. In the right middle ground a church with a fence around it. In the right background several buildings can be seen and a large stack. In the left, far background a tower can be seen in the distance with many buildings surrounding it.