Drawn from Nature: Irish Botanical Art

Watercolour drawing of six apples
George Victor Du Noyer (1817-1869), Engl. King. King. Musk. Turnip. Black annat. Winter Rose, 1837. Courtesy of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.Credit

Following Government advice, the National Gallery of Ireland is closed until 19 April 2020.

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7 March – 21 June 2020
Print Gallery | Free entry

Take a closer look at Irish botanical art in Drawn from Nature. Spanning almost 300 years, artists include William Kilburn, Ellen Hutchins, George Victor Du Noyer, Lady Edith Blake and Wendy Walsh. These pioneering men and women have made significant contributions to art, science and our understanding of the natural world. Inspired by Patricia Butler’s book Irish Botanical Illustrators and Flower Painters, the exhibition features prints, drawings and illustrated books from public and private collections in Ireland and the UK.

Curator | Patricia Butler (Guest Curator), assisted by Janet McLean (National Gallery of Ireland)

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