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The Nightingale Art Print

The Nightingale Art Print

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The Irish stained glass artist and illustrator Harry Clarke was given his first major book illustration commission in 1913 by George Harrap and Company, prominent London publishers. This prestigious job entailed the production of forty full-page illustrations for Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales. The book was published in 1916 to great acclaim.The Nightingale is one of a group of ten original watercolours from this series, acquired by the Gallery in 2008.

National Gallery of Ireland Art Prints are the perfect way to have your own masterpiece. Printed on high quality 240gsm Satin paper using Epson Ultrachrome Archival inks, each print have a stated light fastness and image permanence of up to, at least 75 years. In order to preserve the image and prevent unnecessary fading, the print should not be exposed to direct sunlight and its UV rays.

All prints have the title and artist's name printed at the bottom of each reproduction. Dimensions: 40.5 x50.5 cm (including white border)


Original Painting Information

Harry Clarke, Irish, 1889-1931

The Nightingale

Ink, graphite, watercolour, gouache and glazes, with bodycolour highlights, 40.7 x 28cm

Heritage gift, Lochlann and Brenda Quinn, 2008



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