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Louis le Brocquy, 1916–2012

The Táin. Cúchulainn displayed1969

The Táin. Cúchulainn displayed is a 1969 work by Louis le Brocquy. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumAubusson Tapestry, Atelier René Duché, 2000
Dimensions Unframed, 184 x 129 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift by Brian Timmons, 2001
Editionedition 9
Item NumberIMMA.1597
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Louis le Brocquy, The Táin. Cúchulainn displayed, 1969, Aubusson Tapestry, Atelier René Duché, 2000, Unframed, 184 x 129 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift by Brian Timmons, 2001

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

About the Artist

Louis le Brocquy 1916–2012

Born in Dublin, Louis le Brocquy is considered one of Ireland’s foremost painters. In 1943 he became a founding member of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art. He represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale in 1956, where he won the Premio Acquisito Internationale. He was elected Saoi by members of Aosdána in 1992. Acknowledged by museum retrospective exhibitions worldwide, le Brocquy’s work is represented in public collections including the Guggenheim, New York and Tate, London.

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