How artists see the west of Ireland and her people

A detail from The Aran Fisherman’s Drowned Child by Frederic William Burton, 1841.

A detail from The Aran Fisherman’s Drowned Child by Frederic William Burton, 1841.

THE WAYS in which artists, both Irish and foreign, have depicted the country’s Atlantic seaboard and people will be the subject of a public talk.

Dr Marie Bourke of the National Gallery of Ireland will give an illustrated talk at Galway City Museum entitled Picturing the West of Ireland this Saturday. She will examine paintings by artists who were inspired by the Atlantic seaboard, its landscape, and communities.

Admission is free but places are limited. Advance booking is essential through 091 - 532460.

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