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  Evicted
Not surprisingly the Great Famine was a popular subject for Irish artists. Lady Elizabeth Butlerís 1890 painting, Evicted, captures the ...
 
  Gossiping
A brilliant Belfast artist, William Conor, drew his inspiration from the ordinary people of working class Belfast. While Conor continued ...
 
  Riveting
Conor was also keen to show Belfast men at work. These three shipyard men are working on the hull of a great liner under construction ...
 
  Belfast Riot
This well known painting is unsigned, but it captures a street scene during a Belfast riot. These riots were increasingly common during ...
 
  News from America (1875)
In this painting the theme of emigration provides excellent subject material. A young girl is reading a letter home to the family in ...
 
  Boyne Fishermen
While most banners belonged to Orange or Hibernian lodges, trade unions had their own banners which reflected the type of work done by ...
 
  Lady Lavery
In this portrait of Lady Lavery by her husband Sir John Lavery, Lady Lavery, who was a famous society hostess, is wearing simple Irish ...
 
  Cigarette Card
Liebeg, a food company based in Antwerp began issuing cards in 1870 which tried to pick up themes from different European countries. ...
 
  The Man from Aranmore
Jack B. Yeats painted The man from Aranmore in 1905 while touring the west of Ireland. It shows an islandman standing on the quayside ...
 
  Seascape with Figures
In 1914 Sean Keating followed Yeats and Paul Henry in touring the west of Ireland. This work, Seascape with figures pays tribute to the ...
 
 
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