Glenavy, Beatrice - Father and son

Artist: Glenavy, Beatrice
Materials: Oil on canvas
Stock No: EAG007
Provenance: Shown at the Irish Exhibition of Living Art in Dublin in 1949. (Exhibition label on reverse of frame). Acquired at the 1949 exhibition by grandmother of the current owner.

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Genre: Human figure, Surrealist


Surreal, comic and also slightly sinister this is classic work by Beatrice Glenavy, who made her name as an artist in Ireland at a time when this was no mean achievement for a woman, well connected though she was.