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Painters of Ireland, c. 1660-1920

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This richly illustrated survey of the history of Irish painting encompasses the entire span from the middle ages to the mid-twentieth century. The book includes both well-known artists, Irish artists who worked abroad as well as in Ireland, and major foreign artists who came to Ireland and worked there for extended periods. Among the more than 350 works reproduced in full ...more
Unknown Binding, 303 pages
Published December 31st 1979 by Barrie & Jenkins (first published 1978)
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Monica
Feb 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I found a letter I wrote to my mom taped to the back of a print I inherited.

"May 22, 1984 -
I've been reading The Painters of Ireland and recognized the print you have with the young boy and girl with the big eyes. It's called
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Novitiate Mendicants
by Richard Rothwell (1800-68).

...in character and style the epitome of the Romantic. His education at the Dublin society schools which he entered in 1814 led to the presentation of a silver palette in 1820 ... he painted landscapes ... developed a rich
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David Winter
Aug 06, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A valuable introduction, and while not comprehensive, a very useful catalogue. With capsule biographies, descriptions and many images (most B&W).
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