8 02, 2020

‘Merrie England’ – Chelsea Arts Ball 1927 background designed by Sir William Orpen.

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Chelsea Arts Ball 1927 with the canvas background designed by [...]

1 12, 2013

Video of William Orpen’s WW1 paintings & sketches with ‘The Green Fields of France’ sung by Finbar Furey.

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The Imperial War Museum refused to pay Orpen for his final painting but accepted it several years later when Orpen agreed to paint out the two ghosts and angels. The original and the final paintings are part of this slideshow.

2 10, 2013

Whyte’s auction ‘Captain Colin David Brodie’ by William Orpen

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Painted by Orpen as a wedding present from the Orpen family to Daphne Harmsworth on the occasion of her marriage to Capt Colin Brodie in 1928.