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Orpen, Sir William, 1878-1931
[Illustrated letter from William Orpen to Mrs St George with a sketch of the artist speaking to his father. On the reverse is a sketch of the the French family]
Handwritten letter to Mrs St George in which Orpen writes of the difficulties of painting his father for the oil painting 'The Artists Parents' (1911). This is illustrated in a humorous sketch of the artist speaking to his father who stands infront of the unfinished painting. On the reverse is a sketch of the French family climbing mountains.
Graves Collection of William Orpen Letters
(1911)
26.1 x 20.4 cm.
Ink and pencil on paper
Presented by Mrs Vivien Graves to the National Gallery of Ireland in 1974.
Orpen painted the oil painting 'The Artist's Parents' in 1911.
By appointment only
Private Collection
Illustrated letter
Prints & Drawings Department
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