A number of museums in Ireland have information about their collections online. This is set out in detail below.
- The Gallery’s permanent collection comprises over 2,000 works, ranging from eighteenth century Irish and European painting and sculpture, through to contemporary video installations. At the heart of the collection is a collection of Greek and Roman sculpture casts, brought to Cork in 1818 from the Vatican Museum in Rome. Selected illustrated works of the gallery’s collection are available online.
- The artist, title, dimensions, medium and an illustration, precede a generous description of most of the online works.
- No provenance information is provided.
- An history of art and architecture in Cork 1800-1900 together with a history of the Gallery is available online.
Crawford Art Gallery
Tel: +353 (0)21 4907855
Fax: +353 (0)21 4805043
- The collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art is made up mainly of post-war art but also includes 1,200 Old Master prints by Dürer, Rembrandt, Hogarth, Goya and other European printmakers from the Renaissance onwards, all donated by Clare Madden. After 1998 the collection was augmented by the addition of a large collection of books containing prints by the English printmaker Thomas Bewick and his family bringing the total range of printed images to 2,000.
- A database of the museum’s collection is available online.
- The database is searchable by artist, title or keyword.
- Works are illustrated and entries list the artist, title, date, medium, dimensions, collection (eg. Musgrave, Madden Arnholz), date of accession and provenance.
Irish Museum of Modern Art/Áras Nua-Ealaíne na hÉireann
Tel: +353-1-612 9900
Fax : +353-1-612 9999
Email : email@example.com
Central Registry research March 2008