Taking Stock: Acquisitions 2000-2010

Sir William Orpen, 'Count John McCormack (1884-1945), Singer', 1923.

Taking Stock: Acquisitions 2000-2010
13 March - 25 July 2010 

A decade of acquisitions at the National Gallery of Ireland was showcased in an exhibition demonstrating the development and enhancement of the European and Irish collections in recent years. Taking Stock: Acquisitions 2000-2010 brought together over 100 paintings, prints and drawings reflecting the growth in different areas of the Gallery's collection. It featured additions by notable European masters, dating from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century, among them Guercino, Boucher, van Gogh, Renoir, Bonnard, Pechstein and Feininger, complemented by a range of important works by many of the most sought-after Irish artists, Thomas Roberts, John Lavery, William Orpen, Jack B. Yeats, Louis le Brocquy and William Scott.

Exhibition Catalogue:
'Taking Stock: Acquisitions 2000-2010'. Edited by Adrian Le Harivel.