Photo of Grace Gifford & William Orpen at the Metropolitan School of Art Dublin.
Grace who was an art student of William Orpen married her fiancé Joseph Plunkett in Kilmainham Gaol only a few hours before he was executed for his part in the 1916 Easter Rising.
Auction at Fonsie Mealy, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.
Auction 7th July 2020. Lot: 434.
UPDATE: Sold for €180 (Hammer Price).
Original photograph (cut-down) on card, inscribed on reverse, approx. 4 3/4″ x 3″. Estimate – €30 – €40.
Colour version (not in auction) by Old Ireland in Colour.
Post by Dominic Lee