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Cecil King, b.1921

Baggot Street Series1969

Baggot Street Series is a 1969 work by Cecil King. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions50.8 x 76.2 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift, P.J. Carroll & Co. Ltd. Art Collection, 2005
Item NumberIMMA.1855
Not on view
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Cecil King, Baggot Street Series, 1969, Oil on canvas, 50.8 x 76.2 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift, P.J. Carroll & Co. Ltd. Art Collection, 2005

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About the Artist

Cecil King 1921–1986

Self-taught Irish artist Cecil King was a successful businessman, who began to paint in his mid-30s. Initially King painted in a semi-realist style. From the late 1960s figurative elements in his work were replaced by plain fields of colour and geometric forms. King was a founding organiser of Rosc. He was the subject of a major retrospective at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane in 1981, and a solo exhibition at IMMA in 2008. King’s work is held in numerous public and private collections. — View Artist »