Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Harry Clarke - part 4

Artist Harry Clarke was born in Dublin, Ireland, on 17th March 1889. He was a leading artist of the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement, as well as the Golden Age of Illustration.
He was a children's book illustrator and a well-known designer of stained glass.

For full biographical notes see part 1, and for earlier works by Clarke, see parts 1 - 3 also.

This is part 4 of a 7-part series on the works of Harry Clarke:

1922 The Fairy Tales of Perrault:

Front cover

Title page


List of illustrations

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1922 "The Last Hour of the Night"
frontispiece to "Dublin of the Future: The New Town Plan" planning report

1923 Christmas Card

1923 Cover illustration for "The White Blackbird" by Lennox Robinson

1924 The Devil's Wife and her Eldest

1925 Ophelia lying among sea creatures.
Drawing based on a print by Hokusai
ink on parchment 13.3 x 22 cm
National Library of Ireland, Dublin

1925 The Dublin Drama League

1925 Elixir of Life:

Elixir of Life
title page

Elixir of Life
"Doctors are recommending it"

Elixir of Life
"The two distilleries on the same hill"

Elixir of Life

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