Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), 'The Love Letter', c.1669–70. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting

Now open, this exhibition explores the fascinating network of relationships between Vermeer and Dutch genre painters of the period 1650 to 1675, Conceived by the National Gallery of Ireland, this exhibition will bring together some 60 paintings from around the world.

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"A must for anyone who has ever been entranced by his poetic moments of inner drama"

Johannes Vermeer's signature, Taken from 'Vermeer de Delft' by Gustave Vanzype. Bruxelles : Librairie Nationale d'art et d'histoire, 1908. National Gallery Fine Art Library 709.492VER
Visitors to Margaret Clarke: An Independent Spirit. © National Gallery of Ireland.

Margaret Clarke (1888–1961), 'Robin Redbreast '. © The artist's estate. Photograph © Ulster Museum

Margaret Clarke: An Independent Spirit

Now open in the Print Gallery, admission free. 

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Forgotten Faces

Now open in Room 31, admission free.

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Forgotten Faces. © National Gallery of Ireland
Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945), 'War, 6: The Mothers', 1922. Image courtesy of Staatsgalerie Stuttgart.

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Lines of Vision: Irish writers at the National Gallery. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland