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Derrick Greaves, b.1927

Two Falling Black Petals and Vase1970

Two Falling Black Petals and Vase is a 1970 work by Derrick Greaves. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumAcrylic on canvas
Dimensions140 x 90.2 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.229 GL
Image Caption
Derrick Greaves, Two Falling Black Petals and Vase, 1970, Acrylic on canvas, 140 x 90.2 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

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About the Artist

Derrick Greaves b.1927

Derrick Greaves studied at the Royal College of Art, London and went on to study in Italy. In 1956 he represented Britain at the Venice Biennale. Greaves was Head of Printmaking at Norwich School of Art from 1983 to 1991. He has exhibited extensively worldwide and received numerous awards. Greaves’ work can be found in the collections of Tate, London; Philadelphia Museum of Art; New York Public Library; British Museum and the Arts Council of England, among others.
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