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Letitia Hamilton

Full name: Letitia Marion Hamilton
Gender: Female
Born: July 30, 1878 in Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Died: August 11, 1964 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Country: IRL Ireland
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Irish painter Letitia Hamilton won the bronze medal at the 1948 art competitions in London in the paintings category with her work Meath Hunt Point-to-Point Races. She studied at the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin, where she learned drawing and painting, together with her sister Eva, who became a portraitist. Her cousin was the watercolorist Rose Barton.

After some travels to Italy and Continental Europa Hamilton she became one of the founders of the Society of Dublin Painters in 1920. She mainly painted landscapes of the Irish countryside. Hamilton worked by creating small oil sketches, which were later developed into finished works, painting rapidly, and had a loose and fluid touch.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 69 London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Ireland IRL 3 Bronze

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 69 London Art Competitions Ireland Final Standings 3 Meath Hunt Point-to-Point Races
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