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Painting Dublin, 1886-1949: Visualising a changing city

Kathryn Milligan


Delving into a hitherto unexplored aspect of Irish art history, Painting Dublin, 1886–1949 examines the depiction of Dublin by artists from the late-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Artists’ representations of the city have long been markers of civic pride and identity, yet in Ireland, such artworks have been overlooked in favour of the rural and pastoral, falling outside of the dominant disciplinary narratives of nationalism or modernism. Framed by the shift from city of empire to capital of an independent republic, this book chiefly examines artworks by of Walter Frederick Osborne (1 ... More

Keywords: Dublin, art history, Irish art, cities, painting, print

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781526144102
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.7765/9781526144119


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kathryn Milligan, author