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IRISH ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATION 1830-1930

Title: Frontispiece

Title of artwork:
Frontispiece
Artist:
Russell, George William (A.E. / AE)
Materials:
Paper (fiber material), Ink
Techniques:
Hand-drawn
Author:
Russell, George (AE)
Title of Publication:
Verses for friends
Publisher:
Privately published
Publication place:
Dublin
Publication date:
1932
Curator Comment:
George Russell (AE) produced this self-published volume (printers Cahill & Co. Dublin) in 1932. The book's frontispiece includes a hand-drawn illustration an inscription by AE dedicated to Lennox Robinson, for Christmas, 1932.
Note on artwork:
This is image was hand-drawn and coloured by George Russell (AE). It depicts two figures set on a hillside, overlooking the sea. The figures are animated and appear to be in conversation with their back to the viewer. The drawing style is sketchy, with delicate colouration added with crayon.
References:
Snoddy (2002) and ODNB online and DIB online


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