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
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., on sheet 53.1 x 40.8 cm., cropped inside plate mark