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Tate Adams, 1922–2018

Fisherman and Boat1958

Fisherman and Boat is a 1958 work by Tate Adams. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on board
Dimensions 50.9 x 59.9 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.101 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Tate Adams, Fisherman and Boat, 1958, Oil on board, 50.9 x 59.9 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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

About the Artist

Tate Adams 1922–2018

Tate Adams studied print at the Central School of Art, London. He moved to Melbourne, Australia in 1952. Adams returned to Ireland in 1959 and began working with Liam Miller of Dolmen Press. His first book of engravings, ‘The Soul Cages’ was published by Dolmen and Adams continued to create linocuts for the press in Melbourne. A champion of printmaking in Australia, Adams established the print department at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and taught there for over twenty years.

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