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Four Poems is a 1984 work by Cecil King and Michael O'Siadhail. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumArtist book with oil paintings and text print
Dimensions31.8 x 38.8 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donated by Oliver Dowling, 2006
EditionEdition 47/60
Item NumberIMMA.1964
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Cecil King, Michael O'Siadhail, Four Poems, 1984, Artist book with oil paintings and text print, 31.8 x 38.8 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donated by Oliver Dowling, 2006

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Cecil King

Cecil King 1921–1986

Self-taught Irish artist Cecil King was a successful businessman, who began to paint in his mid-30s. Initially King painted in a semi-realist style. From the late 1960s figurative elements in his work were replaced by plain fields of colour and geometric forms. King was a founding organiser of Rosc. He was the subject of a major retrospective at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane in 1981, and a solo exhibition at IMMA in 2008. King’s work is held in numerous public and private collections.
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