William Orpen
 

 

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William Orpen 1878-1931

Born in Dublin. He was considered to be the finest portrait painter of his time. He was also a war artist and was the official painter at the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. His written works include The Outline of Art, An Onlooker in France 1917 - 1919 and Stories of Old Ireland and Myself. He is buried in London.

 

 

 

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