Recent Submissions

  • Art and the Irish Free State - visualizing nationhood (1922 - 1934) 

    SHORTALL, WILLIAM MARY (Trinity College Dublin. School of Histories & Humanities. Discipline of History Of Art, 2020)
    This thesis examines how the Irish Free State harnessed visual art for its political purposes in the 1922-34 period. The time frame chosen for this study is purposeful. It spans two different Post-Treaty government ...
  • The power of display: exhibition cultures and exhibited cultures in Ireland 1973-1991 

    SANCHEZ-MIGALLON CANO, FERNANDO (Trinity College Dublin. School of Histories & Humanities. Discipline of History Of Art, 2020)
    This research project presents a methodological and theoretical framework for conducting research on the knowledge-making capacity of museum displays in Ireland. As active agents in the production of knowledge, museum ...
  • Regional splendour and mercantile ambition: the Drogheda town house in the eighteenth century 

    DURKAN, AISLING (Trinity College Dublin. School of Histories & Humanities. Discipline of History Of Art, 2020)
    This study examines Drogheda's eighteenth-century urban domestic architecture, placing it within the wider context of Ireland and Britain. Drogheda is one of the most complete and atmospheric examples of early-modern ...
  • The painting techniques and workshop practices of Guido Reni 

    Brady, Aoife Frances (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of History of Art and Architecture, 2017)
    The intention of this thesis is to produce an account of the workshop practices of the seventeenth-century Bolognese painter, Guido Reni. Reni was a painter of great eminence in seicento Italy; a contemporary and competitor ...
  • The Geological sublime in Victorian landscape painting 

    PRENDERGAST, GEOFFREY (Trinity College Dublin. School of Histories & Humanities. Discipline of History Of Art, 2019)
    Very little has been written about the sublime in Victorian landscape painting and it is more commonly associated with the Romantic period. Nevertheless, an examination of the work of mid-nineteenth-century artists shows ...

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