Richard Short

Artist, Deceased Person

1841 – 1919

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Who was Richard Short?

Richard Short was a Cornish artist.

He later moved to Cardiff. His grandfather, John Tregerthen Short was a master mariner who had also started his own Navigation School in St Ives. However by 1901 he had established himself as an artist, specialised in maritime scenes.

His works include scenes of Penarth, Cardiff, the Bosphoros and Corsica.

The Museum of Wales holds five works by Richard Short.

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Born
Dec 29, 1841
Cornwall
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
Dec 16, 1919

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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