File 14 - Art and Artists / Bound Photographic and Document Volume

Sir John Lavery’s Funeral Éire page illustration by Arthur O’Murnaghan from ‘Leabhar na hAiséirighe’ Letter from David Daly Letter from the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin Letter from George Noble Plunkett Flier for the Association of Patrons of ‘The Capuchin Annual’ Catholic Action Christmas Cards Twelve Irish Artists Unveiling of an Albert Power-designed statue of the Virgin Mary at All Hallows College, Dublin Letter regarding Paul Henry’s painting ‘The Dance’
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IE CA CP/3/16/14


Art and Artists / Bound Photographic and Document Volume


  • 1853-1949 (Creation)

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250 pp; 37 cm x 26 cm; Bound volume, photographic print, newspaper clipping and printed

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(24 November 1900-26 July 1970)

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A bound volume with a manuscript annotation on the spine which reads ‘Art and Artists’. The volume contains newspaper and magazine clippings, correspondence (particularly re reproductions of paintings), printed ephemera (exhibition catalogues), and photographic content relating to prominent Irish artists, and exhibitions of their work. Many of these artists were associated with Fr. Senan Moynihan OFM Cap. and ‘The Capuchin Annual’. The file also includes colour and black and white reproductions of work by old masters and various continental artists. Includes assorted clippings and some original letters from Jack B. Yeats, and documents re Seán O’Sullivan RHA, Patrick Joseph Tuohy, James Humbert Craig, and the sculptors John Hogan, and Jerome Connor. Also includes some original letters from George Noble Plunkett (1851-1948). With a typescript list of paintings loaned by ‘The Capuchin Annual’ office to the Tuam Art Club exhibition in 1945.

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The volume is fragile. The binding is slightly cracked and detached from the text block. Careful manual handling is required.

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