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Velox Ward, 1901–1994

The Home My Daddy Built1975

The Home My Daddy Built is a 1975 work by Velox Ward. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

Dimensions 76 x 56.2 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015
Item NumberIMMA.3949
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Velox Ward, The Home My Daddy Built, 1975, Collotype, 76 x 56.2 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015

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

About the Artist

Velox Ward 1901–1994

American painter Velox Ward (1901 – 1994) was born in East Texas. He worked at a variety of jobs before he began to paint in 1960. In 1972 Ward had a major travelling solo exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum, Texas, the Wichita Falls Museum, Texas, and the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. His work is represented in the collections of major institutions including that of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; and the Amon Carter Museum, Texas.
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