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Hughie O'Donoghue, b.1953, Seamus Heaney, 1939–2013

The Testament of Cresseid2004

The Testament of Cresseid is a 2004 work by Hughie O'Donoghue and Seamus Heaney. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumLimited edition Book and print
Dimensions Dimensions variable
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Hughie O' Donoghue, 2005
EditionEdition 5/25
Item NumberIMMA.1818
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Hughie O'Donoghue, Seamus Heaney, The Testament of Cresseid, 2004, Limited edition Book and print, Dimensions variable, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Hughie O' Donoghue, 2005

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

Hughie O'Donoghue

Hughie O'Donoghue b.1953


Born in Manchester, Hughie O’Donoghue now lives and works in rural Ireland. O’Donoghue has internationally since 1982 and is considered one of the leading painters of his generation. His work is represented in public collections, including the National Gallery, London, the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester and the Arts Council of England. The solo exhibition ‘Hughie O’Donoghue: Recent Paintings and Selected Works from the American Ireland Fund Donation’ was held at IMMA in 2009

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Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney 1939–2013

Northern Irish poet Seamus Heaney studied at Queen's University, Belfast. His major poetry collections include Death of a Naturalist (1966), The Haw Lantern (1987) and The Spirit Level (1996). He also published works of prose, criticism and translation. Heaney received many literary prizes including the Whitbread Poetry Award, the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. He taught at Queen's University, Harvard University, Oxford University.

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