Tag Archives: #IrishArt

Disappointed Love can leave you crying in the rain

Francis Danby was born 222 years ago in Wexford, southern Ireland, on 16 November, 1793. 14 years later, in 1807, after his father’s unexpected early death, the family moved to Dublin, while Francis was still a school- boy. He began to … Continue reading

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“Welcome home” – It’s not easy being green…

This is “Garden Green,” an oil on canvas, (1962) which is on display at the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, in Dublin. It was painted by the Irish born artist and illustrator, Norah McGuinness. The beauty of “Garden Green,” is … Continue reading

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