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  • MASTERPIECES FROM THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF IRELAND

    A special presentation of some of the finest works in the collection of the National Gallery of Ireland – Masterpieces from the Collection – includes paintings from the early Renaissance through to the mid 20th century from the European collection.  Highlights from the Irish collection includes key works by Hugh Douglas Hamilton, James Barry, William Orpen, John Lavery and Jack B. Yeats.  The new display of paintings by Yeats includes  a number of the artist’s most popular works, The Singing Horseman (1949), Men of Destiny(1946), A Lake Regatta (1923) and Above the Fair (1946).  Masterpieces from the Collection is open in the Beit Wing and Millennium Wing (rooms 1 – 10). A major refurbishment of the Dargan and Milltown wings of the gallery continues.  The Masterpieces exhibition will run for an indefinite period. Here is a small sample of what is on offer.

    Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) Portrait of Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Bellamont (1738-1800), 1773-1774 Photo © National Gallery of Ireland

    Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792)
    Portrait of Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Bellamont (1738-1800), 1773-1774
    Photo © National Gallery of Ireland

    Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) The Banks of the Canal du Loing at Saint-Mammès, 1888 Photo © National Gallery of Ireland

    Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)
    The Banks of the Canal du Loing at Saint-Mammès, 1888
    Photo © National Gallery of Ireland

     

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