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Can you name the artist and the subject?

#1 Post by Brian » Mon Dec 15, 2014 1:07 am

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#2 Post by Yellow Hammer » Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:05 am

Is that the young lad Purdy from the Point.

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#3 Post by dukestreet » Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:20 pm

I would say that is a painting of William Butler Yeats the Irish poet.

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#4 Post by dabarry » Mon Dec 15, 2014 5:40 pm

dukestreet wrote:I would say that is a painting of William Butler Yeats the Irish poet.

I agree.....don't know the Artist.

Nice work.

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#5 Post by greengreengrass » Tue Dec 16, 2014 11:32 am

Yellow Hammer wrote:Is that the young lad Purdy from the Point.
Correct and right Yellow Hammer!!.............it's a painting of Sligo's favourite son............and yes, painted by Nicholas Purdy from Warrenpoint.......isn't it amazing? It's on the gable end of a building in Lord Edward Street in Sligo town and proving very popular with locals and tourists alike according to my friends in the west. Such a talented guy...........well, two talented guys really........both W.B. and young Nik! :clapping: :clapping:

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#6 Post by dabarry » Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:59 pm

Well......maybe better described as Sligo's " adopted " son,
Yeats was born in Dublin.!

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#7 Post by greengreengrass » Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:15 pm

dabarry wrote:Well......maybe better described as Sligo's " adopted " son,
Yeats was born in Dublin.!
Very true dabarry.......but always preferred to be known as a son of Sligo rather than a son of Sandymount! :|

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#8 Post by dabarry » Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:21 pm

greengreengrass wrote:
dabarry wrote:Well......maybe better described as Sligo's " adopted " son,
Yeats was born in Dublin.!
Very true dabarry.......but always preferred to be known as a son of Sligo rather than a son of Sandymount! :|

ggg : True....he described it as his spiritual home.

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#9 Post by herecomestheCONGO » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:36 pm

Yellow Hammer wrote:Is that the young lad Purdy from the Point.

Well spotted Yellow Hammer...I was wrecking my head trying to think of Nicks` name.....what talent, good stuff.

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#10 Post by Brian » Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:18 am

another example

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#11 Post by Jacana » Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:38 am

For all those windsurfers and body boarders... now ....these are the real "white horses" of the sea.

Location of mural is O'donnells at Cliffoney Co Sligo

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#12 Post by dabarry » Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:58 am

Isn't this so much better than the Murals
we are used to looking at.

Great piece of work, especially when your
canvas is that size.! :clapping: :clapping:

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