16 July - 31 October 2010. Born in Belfast, Sir John Lavery (1856-1941) was commissioned to paint Queen Victoria in 1888. This was the beginning of a successful career as a society painter in London.

Together with his Irish-American wife Hazel (better known as Lady Lavery), he became a passionate supporter of the fledgling Irish Free State. Hazel featured in over 400 paintings by Lavery, including the famous 'Cathleen N

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John Lavery: Passion and Politics

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1. Tel. +353 (0) 1 222 5550 www.hughlane.ie

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