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Elizabeth Rivers, 1903–1964

Potato Spraying Aran1933

Potato Spraying Aran is a 1933 work by Elizabeth Rivers. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumBrown pastel
Dimensions Unframed, 44.45 x 33.65 cm
Framed, 65.5 x 52.5 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift from the McClelland Collection by Noel and Anne Marie Smyth, 2003
Item NumberIMMA.1563 MCCL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Elizabeth Rivers, Potato Spraying Aran, 1933, Brown pastel, Unframed, 44.45 x 33.65 cm|Framed, 65.5 x 52.5 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift from the McClelland Collection by Noel and Anne Marie Smyth, 2003

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

About the Artist

Elizabeth Rivers 1903–1964

British artist Elizabeth Rivers attended Goldsmith’s College, London, the Royal Academy Schools and the École de Fresque, Paris. Rivers lived on the Aran Islands between 1935 and 1942. In 1946, her book 'Stranger in Aran' was published by the Cuala Press. Rivers assisted stained glass artist Evie Hone between 1946 and 1955 and was a founding member of the Graphic Studio Dublin. A memorial exhibition of her work was held at the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, in 1966.

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