"Irish Peasant Children"

Daniel MacDonald (originally McDaniel) (1821-1853) was one of the few Irish painters to focus attention on the Great Famine during the late 1840s. He was born in 1821 in Cork, the son of the caricaturist and draughtsman James McDaniel, who taught him drawing at an early age. In his early 20s,... Courtesy of Quinnipiac University