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Black ’47 is a 1997 work by Micheal Farrell. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumEtching with aquatint
Dimensions Framed: 86 x 104 cm 60 x 81 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Friends of the National Collection, 2004
EditionEdition 1/30
Item NumberIMMA.2871
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Micheal Farrell, Black ’47, 1997, Etching with aquatint, Framed: 86 x 104 cm 60 x 81 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Friends of the National Collection, 2004

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Micheal Farrell 1940–2000

Irish artist Micheal Farrell attended Central St. Martin's College of Art, London. Farrell’s abstracted pop art style paintings became popular in the late 1960s and he represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale in 1967. Though based in France from 1971, Farrell’s conflictual feelings about Ireland and the escalating violence in the North profoundly influenced his work. A member of Aosdána, he exhibited regularly at the Taylor Galleries and is represented in many private and public collections.

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