William Orpen Slideshow by Priory Studios with ‘Roses of Picardy’ sung by Niamh Murray.

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There are a number of reasons why I chose the song "Roses of Picardy" to accompany this slide show of paintings by Sir William Orpen: The song was written in 1916 (by Frederick Weatherly) and Orpen would have been familiar with it.