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Citation:Wanda Ryan-Smolin, Elizabeth Mayes and Jenni Rogers. Irish Women Artists, (Dublin: The National Gallery of Ireland, 1987), p 133.
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Description:Elvery was a student at the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin under the tutelage of William Orpen. She was a versatile sculptress, designer and painter associated with An Tur Gloine, the Society of Dublin Painters and the Royal Hibernian Academy. She later married Gordon Campbell, 2nd Baron Glenavy. The present painting is 'reminiscent of an 18th century French theme' (The Irish Times, 1932) and was exhibited at the R.A. and caricatured by George Morrow in Punch as 'The Home Wrecker'.
Dimensions/Extent:69.9 x 95.3 cm
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Movement:Arts and Crafts (movement)