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Title

The Blind Beggarwoman and Child

Date

Identifier

RDS_treasures_118_Grattan_Blind Beggar.jpg

Description

Genre painting of a blind beggarwoman and a child. To centre right, a beggarwoman seated on a low, stone wall, directed front, head slightly inclined to proper left, hands in her lap, wearing a brown skirt with red underskirt and a worn linen apron, buff-coloured linen chemise, green-black coloured hooded cloak tied at the neck, plain cloth headcap, worn loafer-style shoes; to centre left, a child stands barefoot, directed and gazing front, lightly holding the proper right forearm of the beggarwoman with her proper left hand, in her proper right hand, a partially-glazed, brown earthenware pitcher, wearing a brown skirt with dark green underskirt, drab apron and shawl. In left background, a stone wall surmounted by a wood fence; in centre background, a large, leafy tree; in right background, several abandoned cottages; in the distance, a hill beneath a grey-clouded sky. Unsigned.
George Grattan was a pupil of the Royal Dublin Society Drawing School.

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

1807

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Oil on canvas

Physical Dimensions

211 x 157.5 cm

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Grattan, George, 1787-1819, “The Blind Beggarwoman and Child,” RDS, accessed September 28, 2022, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/4011.

File

RDS_treasures_118_Grattan_Blind Beggar.jpg