Sir John Lavery
 

 

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Sir John Lavery 1856-1941

Born in Belfast. He was a painter, whose work was widely known until recently i.e. his portrait of his wife Lady Lavery as Cathleen ni Houlihan on Irish currency notes. He died in Kilkenny and was originally buried in Mount Jerome. Some years later his remains were brought to London and buried in the same grave as his wife.