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    Louis le Brocquy (1916-2012)

    Morrin, Olive (2016) Louis le Brocquy (1916-2012). Maynooth University Library.

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    This month marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Louis le Brocquy who was born in Dublin on the 10th November 1916. In a career spanning over seventy years he has received many accolades and awards. He won the Premio Acquisito Internationale in 1956 and in Ireland he is the only painter to be included during his lifetime in the Permanent Irish Collection of the National Gallery of Ireland. He received an honorary D. Litt. from UCD in 1962 and has received honorary PhDs from Dublin Institute of Technology and Dublin City University. His work is exhibited in many public collections including the Guggenheim, New York and the Tate Modern, London.

    Item Type: Other
    Additional Information: Blog post published on the MU Library Treasures blog on 14th November, 2016.
    Keywords: Louis le Brocquy; National Gallery of Ireland; The Irish landscape; "Tinker" paintings; Portrait Heads;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 8000
    Depositing User: Olive Morrin
    Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2017 16:08
    Publisher: Maynooth University Library
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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