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Masterpieces Exhibition: Fables and Fairy Tales – Illustrations from the Collection

 

Venue: The National Gallery, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2 Website:  http://www.nationalgallery.ie/ Price: FREE Date: Now until the 25th March Time: Mon-Sat 9:30 am -5:30 pm; Thurs 9:30 – 8:30 pm; Sunday: 12 pm – 5:30 pm

A special display showcasing the Gallery’s extensive collection of prints and drawings, featuring illustrations for fairy tales, poems and stories by John Butler Yeats, Richard and Charles Doyle, Paul Henry and Harry Clarke. These fascinating images, created using a variety of media, include both preliminary sketches and colourful finished pieces. They date from the 1870s to the 1920s, a golden period in children’s book illustration. Access to the Masterpieces display in the Beit Wing is via the Millennium Wing. Admission is free. Please use the entrance at Clare Street.

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