This painting by the Irish artist Patrick McNeil, one of the first Irish artists to feature the Celtic Cross in his work, is part of a collection of portraits of the late Irish artist who worked for the City of Cork.
The exhibition, called The Celtic Cross, is at the Arts Centre until June 6.
Patrick McNeils portrait of the ‘Crow’ is part from the collection of Patrick McNees art, titled Celtic Cross.
Patrick MMcNeill was born in Dublin on April 3, 1911.
The family emigrated to the United Kingdom in 1925.
His father, the late Maurice, was an engineer, and his mother, Mollie, worked as a housekeeper in London.
The father was an artist.
His mother was a poet.
After leaving the family home in London in 1923, the young Patrick became involved in the art world.
He painted canvases, and painted in his native Ireland.
He also painted portraits of friends.
He was also a painter, sculptor and painter in the UK.
He returned to Dublin in 1945 to pursue a career in art.
He taught art at the Art College and the College of Art, Dublin, where he also worked on the school’s programme for art students.
In 1951, he was awarded a BA degree in Art and Design, but did not complete his degree.
After completing a masters in Fine Art at the University of St Andrews, he returned to Ireland, where in 1958 he received the Fine Art Award from the Arts Council of Ireland.
Patrick worked as an illustrator, sculptors, sculptress, painter and photographer for the likes of Charles Maughan, Eileen O’Donnell, Patrick McRorie, James F. Walsh and Eamonn McCann.
He won a prize in 1976 for his work as a sketch artist for the exhibition of the new collection of murals by Patrick McEwan, The Cenotaphs of the First World War.
Patrick made a collection on the history of Ireland and its people, including portraits, prints and lithographs, which he published in two volumes in 1985 and 1987.
Patrick lived in Dublin from 1962 to 1980.
His wife, the painter Patricia, died in 2010.
A collection of the works of Patrick MMMcNees hangs in the Arts Center, in Dublin.
A number of his other paintings have also been published in Irish and English.