painted by William Brocas ; engraved by Robert C. Bell
|Main Creator:||Brocas, William, ca. 1794-1868|
Family outside their cottage preparing for Sunday mass. Father reading the bible, mother washing her son's face, one daughter combing her hair and two others cleaning their shoes.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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Published exclusively for the members [of the] National Art Union for Ireland [between 1847 and 1851]
After a watercolour of the same name exhibited by William Brocas in the R.H.A. in 1847
Blind stamp: National Art Union for Ireland
Engraving on paper, laid on linen backing
The National Art Union for Ireland was founded in 1847, to encourage Irish artists. It ended in 1851, largely as a result of lack of funds.
Physical description: 1 print engraving image 42 x 34.6 cm., plate mark 55.2 x 41 cm., on sheet 57.3 x 45.3 cm.