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Sean Keating, 1889–1977

Self Portrait with Michael1928

Self Portrait with Michael is a 1928 work by Sean Keating. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumCharcoal
Dimensions 55 x 46 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift from the McClelland Collection by Noel and Anne Marie Smyth, 2004
Item NumberIMMA.1192 MCCL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Sean Keating, Self Portrait with Michael, 1928, Charcoal, 55 x 46 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift from the McClelland Collection by Noel and Anne Marie Smyth, 2004

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

About the Artist

Sean Keating 1889–1977

Irish realist painter Sean Keating studied under William Orpen at the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin. Keating travelled to the Aran Islands in 1914. His paintings of the west, the Irish War of Independence and the industrialization of the nation, became synonymous with the artistic representation of Irish identity and the Free State. Keating was Professor of Painting at the National College of Art and Design from 1936 to 1954 and President of the Royal Hibernian Academy from 1948 to 1962.

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