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THE GIBSON BEQUEST 1919-2019: Selecting, Collecting and Philanthropy

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In the centenary year of the Joseph Stafford Gibson Bequest, this exhibition examines the legacy of this major philanthropist who secured the establishment of the Crawford Art Gallery’s collection of Irish and European artworks in the early twentieth century.

Drawing on ideas around selecting, collecting and philanthropy the exhibition will display key works of national importance such as Sean Keating’s Men of the South and Sir John Lavery’s The Red Rose alongside less known artists including Anne St. James Patridge and Majorie Henry. 

Through new research, the exhibition reveals the decisions taken in acquiring artworks and the dilemmas considered regarding the Gibson Collection’s Salon Des Refusés – the works that were refused.

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T12 TNE6
Tel: 021 480 5042
info@crawfordartgallery.ie

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N.B. Last entry is 16:45

Monday–Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm
Late opening Thursdays until 8.00 pm
(2nd floor closes at 16:45 pm)

Sundays and Bank Holidays
Gallery: 11 am4 pm
Café: 11 am4 pm

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