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Cecil King, b.1921

Verge1985

Verge is a 1985 work by Cecil King. It is not currently on display in IMMA. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumOil on paper
Dimensions40 x 50 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Maire and Maurice Foley, 2000
Item NumberIMMA.890 FD
Not on view
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Cecil King, Verge, 1985, Oil on paper, 40 x 50 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Maire and Maurice Foley, 2000

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About the Artist

Cecil King 1921–1986

Self-taught Irish artist Cecil King was a successful businessman, who began to paint in his mid-30s. Initially King painted in a semi-realist style. From the late 1960s figurative elements in his work were replaced by plain fields of colour and geometric forms. King was a founding organiser of Rosc. He was the subject of a major retrospective at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane in 1981, and a solo exhibition at IMMA in 2008. King’s work is held in numerous public and private collections. — View Artist »