Maclise, Daniel, R.A. (1806-70), a distinguished painter, was born at Cork. His drawing attracted attention at school, and in 1820 he gave up a situation and took to art. In 1825 he made a successful drawing of Sir Walter Scott, He then opened a studio, and eventually became a student of the Royal Academy in 1829. In 1833 he became famous by his All Hallow Eve. He was elected associate (1836) and member (1840) of the Royal Academy. He painted the frescoes in the Royal Gallery of the House of Lords.