Named in honour of George Bernard Shaw, who left one third of his posthumous royalties to the Gallery, this room houses Daniel Maclise's iconic history painting, as well as portraits of Irish men and women.
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Descriptions of the artworks
The paintings and busts in this room are listed in our online collection where you can browse the artworks and read descriptions.
This project was generously supported by the Annenberg Foundation.
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Virtual Tour: Irish Art 1670–1835
Wander through Room 21 and explore some Irish art.
Virtual Tour: The Grand Gallery
Each work of art in the Grand Gallery has a link to Ireland.
Virtual Tour: Rooms 48–45
European art from the early eighteenth to the middle of the ninet