Irish Eyes – Poets and Writers

On a recent trip home, I popped into the National Library and spotted this beauty.

The painting is by the Danish artist, Claus Havemann. He has worked out of a studio in Cork for almost forty years.

Who’s who?

The writers and poets shown in the painting:

Samuel Beckett,

Molly Keane,

James Joyce,

Seamus Heaney,

Flann O’Brien,

Elizabeth Bowen,

Patrick Kavanagh,

Edna O’Brien,

W.B. Yeats,

Kate O’Brien,

Frank O’Connor and

G.B. Shaw


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