Bea Orpen sketchbooks and publications by Orpen Family

Description

Collection contains four sketchbooks, with subjects ranging from religious iconography and textile patterns to life drawing, and advertising campaign designs. These sketchbooks relate predominantly to the period 1930-1936. Collection also includes three published books by members of the extended Orpen family, specifically a memoir by William Orpen (Bea Orpen's uncle), and two titles by her husband C.E.F. Trench. These were published in 1924, 1976, and 1996 respectively.

Creator

Orpen, Beatrice Esther (‘Bea’) (1913 - 1980), Orpen, Sir William (1878-1931), Trench, C. E. F. (‘Terry’) (1909–2005)

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Orpen, Beatrice Esther Orpen, Sir William Trench, C. E. F.

Record data
TitleBea Orpen sketchbooks and publications by Orpen Family
CreatorOrpen, Beatrice Esther (‘Bea’) (1913 - 1980), Orpen, Sir William (1878-1931), Trench, C. E. F. (‘Terry’) (1909–2005)
Date[c. 1924 - 1996]
LocationCentre for the Study of Irish Art
TypeCollection
RefIE NGI/IA/ORP2/1
LevelCollection
FormatDrawing, Print
Extent7 items

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Irish Art Archive (Irish Art Collections)Beatrice Esther (‘Bea’) Orpen (1913-1980)Bea Orpen sketchbooks and publications by Orpen Family
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