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Louis le Brocquy, 1916–2012

Image of Seamus Heaney1993

Image of Seamus Heaney is a 1993 work by Louis le Brocquy. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumWatercolour, pastel and collage on paper
Dimensions 62 x 47 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1997
Item NumberIMMA.786 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Louis le Brocquy, Image of Seamus Heaney, 1993, Watercolour, pastel and collage on paper, 62 x 47 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1997

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

About the Artist

Louis le Brocquy 1916–2012

Born in Dublin, Louis le Brocquy is considered one of Ireland’s foremost painters. In 1943 he became a founding member of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art. He represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale in 1956, where he won the Premio Acquisito Internationale. He was elected Saoi by members of Aosdána in 1992. Acknowledged by museum retrospective exhibitions worldwide, le Brocquy’s work is represented in public collections including the Guggenheim, New York and Tate, London.

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