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J.P. Donleavy, b.1926

Don’t Mind Me I’m From The New World1930

Don’t Mind Me I’m From The New World is a 1930 work by J.P. Donleavy. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on board
Dimensions61 x 40.6 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.1953
Image Caption
J.P. Donleavy, Don’t Mind Me I’m From The New World, 1930, Oil on board, 61 x 40.6 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

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About the Artist

J.P. Donleavy b.1926

Born in New York to Irish parents, writer and artist J.P. Donleavy moved to Dublin in the 1940s, where he attended Trinity College. A significant figure in Dublin’s post-war creative scene, Donleavy’s first exhibition took place at the St. Stephen’s Green Gallery in 1948 and his best known novel ‘The Ginger Man’ was first published in 1955. Donleavy has exhibited in Ireland and England, most recently at the Molesworth Gallery, Dublin and the Dollar Street Gallery, Brighton.
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