|Mainie Jellett's Achill Horses, 1941
Next up on long overdue blog posts, is the National Gallery of Ireland, enjoy!
|I love a good Degas, even if I couldn't get a good picture!
|Detail of Renoir's Roses
|Detail of Monet's Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat
There was an entire room dedicated to Jack B Yeat's work, the younger brother of William Butler Yeats. Yeats is big in Dublin!
|A Cavalier's Farewell to His Steed, 1949
|sorry, missed the name on this one!
|Above the Fair, 1946
|In Memory of Boucicault and Bianconi, 1937
|For the Road, 1951
|The Singing Horseman, 1949
There were several other equine and animal-themed works in the museum as well.
|Kavanagh's Carting Seaweed on Sutton Stands, 1895
|Bourdon's A Sacrifical Scene, c. 1640
|So much going on!
|Unknown artist, Entry Into Jerusalem, c. 1475-1500
|Unknown artist, Saint George and the Dragon, c. 1400-1450
|Unknown artist, Saint Demetrius, late 15th century
|Bercham's An Italianate Landscape, c. 1650-70
|Why is he riding backward?
|van Ruisdael's Cornelis de Graeff with his wife
and sons arriving at Soestdijk, c. 1660
|Nicely turned out!
|Both's Italian Landscape, c. 1645-50
|I love finding longears in these old paintings!
|Cuyp's Landscape with a Youth and His Tutor on Horseback, c. 1650-52
|Love the hound in this one!
|Molenaraer's Peasants Teaching a Dog and Cat to Dance, late 1630s
There were also many Christian-inspired works. These three, in particular, I found very moving.
|Richier's The Virgin, 1530's
carved limestone, the movement in this sculpture as I walked around it was mesmerizing
|Detail of Rembrandt's Landscape with the Rest of the Flight into Egypt, 1647
|Caravaggio's The Taking of Christ, 1602
So sorry about the glare on this one, it's worth
Googling it to pull up a good image!