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Title

Portrait of Muriel Gahan

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_180_McGuire_Muriel Gahan.jpg

Description

Muriel Fran├žoise Gahan, founding member of the Arts Council, renowned for her role in the establishment of The Country Shop, Country Workers Ltd., the Irish Homespun Society and Country Markets Ltd. and for promoting traditional crafts in Ireland. The subject depicted bust length, directed forward, face inclined slightly to the right, wearing a peacock-blue knitted jacket and satin blouse, and a grey neck scarf pinned at the throat with an oval brooch with a white-coloured stone set in gold, against a background of a surrealist-effect blue sky with clouds.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Oil on canvas

Coverage

1978

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Oil on canvas

Physical Dimensions

29 x 21.5 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

McGuire, Edward, 1932-1986, “Portrait of Muriel Gahan,” RDS, accessed December 3, 2021, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3857.

File

Portrait of Muriel Gahan, by Edward McGuire