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Robert Ballagh, b.1943

Stamps (to celebrate 50th anniversary of the founding of the ESB)1977

Stamps (to celebrate 50th anniversary of the founding of the ESB) is a 1977 work by Robert Ballagh. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumPrinted paper, sheet of 10 x 10p stamps
Dimensions31.9 x 42.6 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.129 GL
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Image Caption
Robert Ballagh, Stamps (to celebrate 50th anniversary of the founding of the ESB), 1977, Printed paper, sheet of 10 x 10p stamps, 31.9 x 42.6 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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About the Artist

Robert Ballagh b.1943

Robert Ballagh is an Irish painter and designer credited with the introduction of Pop Art to Ireland. His milieu encompasses set design, the final series of Irish Punt banknotes, commemorative stamps and portraits of Irish literary, historical and establishment figures. He represented Ireland at the 1969 Paris Biennale and his paintings are held in several public collections. Ballagh is a member of Aosdána and the president of the Ireland Institute for Historical and Cultural Studies.
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