Rubicon Gallery, Dublin; Solmon Gallery, Dublin, where purchased by the previous owner; Purchased from the above by the present owner
Dublin, Rubicon Gallery, Naming the Fields, 2001
'Darraragh' is the name of a townland near O'Donoghue's mother's birthplace in Erris, Co. Mayo, Ireland. The painting is an exploration of landscape and memory - themes that hold a central place within the artist's oeuvre.
Original canvas. The work appears in good overall condition. Some areas of paint separation by centre of left edge and in lower right corner. Some minor paint loss to centre of lower edge and right edge.
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