A classic style painting of a young woman standing barefoot on a rugged hillside. She wears a red shawl over her head and holds a large bundle of plants gathered in her apron. She is flanked on both sides by horned goats.

A Connemara Girl Canvas Print

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This pretty young peasant girl has gathered heather in her apron, and may be on her way to have her two goats milked. The rugged terrain on which she stands barefoot is an accurate portrayal of the Connemara landscape. Burke was born in Co. Galway and though he trained and worked as an artist in London and Brittany, he often turned for inspiration to the west of Ireland, painting its landscapes, animals and people.

National Gallery of Ireland Canvas Prints feel like having the real painting on your wall. Printed on Hahnemuhle Leonardo Canvas using ultra chrome HDR pigment inks, our canvas prints come rolled in a protective tube with the painting's information.

In order to preserve the image and prevent unnecessary fading, the canvas should not be exposed to direct sunlight and its harmful UV rays.


Dimensions (including border) : 55 cm x 70 cm

Dimensions of image: 40 cm x 53 cm


Original Painting Information

Augustus Nicholas Burke, Irish, 1838-1891

A Connemara Girl, 1870s

Oil on canvas, 62 x 48 cm

Presented, Mrs Ida Monahan, 1951


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