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Dublin Festival of History: Talk

William O'Brien, M.P., 1905 by Sir William Orpen (1878 - 1931)

  • Talks & Art Courses

Thursday 3 October 2024
12pm

Free

William O'Brien, M.P., 1905 by Sir William Orpen (1878 - 1931)

Tracking Change and Turmoil: the Paintings of William Orpen (1878-1931) with Dr Anne Cormican

 

Join us for talk ‘Tracking Change and Turmoil: the Paintings of William Orpen (1878-1931)’ with Dr Anne Cormican. 

The talk explores William Orpen’s work as a continuum which documents momentous cultural, social and political upheaval, nationally and internationally, during the first quarter of the twentieth century. It examines paintings which pertain to the Irish Cultural Revival, the Suffrage Movement in Ireland and England, World War I and the links between these historic events.

Free, no booking, come along on the day, subject to availability.

 

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