FW Burton Uncovered
Jan 13 2018
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National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin,
Find out more about the life and work of FW Burton, painter of romantic masterpiece Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs, at this free exhibition.
In 2012, FW Burton’s romantic masterpiece, Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs, topped a poll of Ireland’s favourite paintings. But who was the artist behind this stunning watercolour?
This free exhibition complements the National Gallery of Ireland’s current exhibition, Frederic William Burton: For the Love of Art, and showcases items from the gallery archives about FW Burton's life and contemporaries.
If you’ve always loved Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs, and you’re keen to find out more about the painter behind the iconic work, FW Burton Uncovered will shine a light on this incredible artist, his work, and influences.