#fridayfocus… Irish Weather (2, Sunshine!)

A couple of weeks ago I posted about depictions of rain and bad weather in Irish art. This week however, things are looking up, as April sunshine is streaming through my window. It might be late, but at least it’s here. Walking around Dublin today, I noticed that the leaves have finally started to comeContinue reading “#fridayfocus… Irish Weather (2, Sunshine!)”

#fridayfocus… Walter Osborne, The Fish Market, Patrick Street, 1893.

For this week’s #fridayfocus, I’m staying with nineteenth century depictions of Dublin. In contrast to James Mahony’s panoramic view of the city which I discussed last week, this painting by Osborne brings us back down to street level, giving us a glimpse of everyday life in Dublin in the closing decades of the nineteenth century.Continue reading “#fridayfocus… Walter Osborne, The Fish Market, Patrick Street, 1893.”