16 12, 2017

William Orpen – Teaching the Body – Anatomical Drawings.

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Unlike Antonio Pollaiuolo, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, William Orpen [...]

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.

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