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Patrick Heron, b.1920

Emerald with Reds and Cerulean1979

Emerald with Reds and Cerulean is a 1979 work by Patrick Heron.

MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions151 x 210 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Loan, George and Maura McClelland, 2005
Item NumberL.1941
Image Caption
Patrick Heron, Emerald with Reds and Cerulean, 1979, Oil on canvas, 151 x 210 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Loan, George and Maura McClelland, 2005

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About the Artist

Patrick Heron 1920–1999

English painter, writer and designer Patrick Heron studied briefly at the Slade School of Art. From 1947-1950 he was an art critic for the ‘New Statesman’, and went on to write several books on art, including ‘The Shape of Colour’ (1973). He settled permanently in Cornwall in 1956 and is considered a stalwart of the St Ives School. He won the Grand Prize at the 1959 John Moore’s Exhibition and was awarded Silver Medal at the São Paulo Biennial in 1965. A major retrospective of his work was held at Tate Britain in 1998. His work in held in public collections worldwide including the British Museum, London; Tate, London; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh.
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