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Cecily Brennan, b.1955


Melancholia is a 2005 work by Cecily Brennan. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumWatercolour on paper
Dimensions 75 x 55 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2006
Item NumberIMMA.1951
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Cecily Brennan, Melancholia, 2005, Watercolour on paper, 75 x 55 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2006

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

About the Artist

Cecily Brennan b.1955

IIrish artist Cecily Brennan attended the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. She was a founder member of Dublin's Visual Arts Centre in 1979 and served as director of the Project Arts Centre from 1983 to 1986. In her painting, sculpture and film works Brennan has explored the human body and how emotional stress is manifested within. Following a trip to Iceland this interest was extended to consider landscape. Brennan lives in Dublin.
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