Samuel Walsh was born of Irish parents in England in 1951. His family returned to Ireland in 1968 and he studied at the Limerick School of Art, Mary Immaculate College of Education, Limerick and the National College of Art & Design, Dublin. Walsh works from his studio in Co. Clare. He has exhibited extensively in Ireland, Europe and the United States
Fourteen Points of Entry have an expressively undefined relationship with the stations of the cross, and are Walsh’s most animated and colourful paintings to date. There is presumably little point in looking for specific visual symbolism within these works, and in fact they don’t need it. Begun in Switzerland, they do, though, in light, colour and composition, recall early Italian renaissance paintings.
|Medium||Acrylic and oil on paper|
|Dimensions||76 x 56 cm|
|Credit Line||IMMA Collection: Purchase, 1991|
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