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Female Nude is a 1982 work by Basil Blackshaw. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions 193 x 152 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Vincent & Noeleen Ferguson, 1996
Item NumberIMMA.754
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Basil Blackshaw, Female Nude, 1982, Oil on Canvas, 193 x 152 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Vincent & Noeleen Ferguson, 1996

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

About the Artist

Basil Blackshaw 1932–2016

Basil Blackshaw is the foremost Northern Irish painter of his generation. He studied at the Belfast College of Art and he is best known for his post expressionist landscape paintings, portraits, equine and animal paintings. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland organised a retrospective of his work in 1995 and the Ulster Museum held a major exhibition of his work in 2002. The F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio and the Royal Hibernian Academy held exhibitions to mark the artist’s 80th birthday.

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