A Murmur in the Trees V

Murmur in the Trees V, ©John O’Grady 10″ x 14″ x 0.75″, oil on canvas, ready to hang. $397 (approx £283, €320) with free shipping The title of the painting is named after Emily Dickinson’s poem ‘A Murmur in the Trees – To Note’ and is the...

Lovers of the Lake

Lovers of the Lake , © John O’Grady 12″ x 12″ x 1.5″, oil on canvas, ready to hang. $397 (approx. €325, £285) with free shipping. ‘Lovers of the Lake’ is the title of a short story by Seán Ó Faoláin. It deals with the conflicts of the spiritual and the...

Dawn Across the Fields

Dawn Across the Fields, ©John O’Grady 19.6″ x 19.6″ x 1.25″, oil on deep edge panel, ready to hang. $1014 (approx £739, €831) with free shipping. As I was making this painting, the last line from the first stanza of Dylan Thomas’s wonderful ‘Fern...

7 from 2017

In 2017, I created over 40 paintings. It was interesting, like last year, to look back and see how the work has changed throughout the year. The colours are more understated. Lead, copper, bronze and gold have arrived on my palette as you’ll see in the seven...

Winter in Wicklow #355

Winter in Wicklow ©John O’Grady 5″ x 7″ x 2″, oil on deep edge panel, ready to hang. SOLD I’ve made a few paintings of the bogland high in the Wicklow mountains. Nearly all convey a hushed moment to commune with nature. Up there, you can hear the wind...

The Flight II #354

The Flight II, ©John O’Grady 14.25″ x 18″ x 0.75″, oil on canvas, ready to hang. $685 with free shipping. Last week the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins was in Tasmania where he unveiled a memorial to Irish women convicts transported there 170 years ago. The...