O’Byrne, Robert: Hugh Lane 1875 – 1915.


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Lilliput Press, Dublin, 2000. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. xii, 276 pages + 16 of illustrations. 240x160mm. Original publisher's cloth, spine lettered gilt, with unclipped dust jacket. 'This is the first full life of the art dealer and patron Hugh Lane since the rather adoring 1920 biography by his aunt Lady Gregory.

Robert O'Byrne makes use of the vast quantities of archival material that have come to light in recent decades to construct a detailed, nuanced portrait of a fascinating and enigmatic figure whose name still resonated in Irish cultural history.' A near fine copy without any damage, library stamps, inscriptions or other markings.


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