Artist: Hugh Madden

 

Artwork Title: 'The Skating Minister'

Artwork Located: Butterfield Avenue/Rathfarnham Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14

Artwork Description: This design is based on a ghost story of a man and his dog who fell into the ice whilst skating on the Rathfarnham grounds and who, it is claimed, now haunts the house. The front piece is off iceskaters and is based on Henry Raeburn's "The Skating Minister" The two sides will feature the ghosts of the old man and of the dog.

Biography: My name is Hugh Madden. Originally from Cork, I have been working as a barrister and artist in Dublin for the last 6 years. My art style varies although at present I am experimenting with cartoons, comics and French bande-desinnee. My submissions reflect my interest in the History of Dublin and the themes we can use for today; ideals of loyalty, friendship, love and adventure.

 

Contact Artist: IGhughmaddenart

Additional Dublin Canvas artwork completed by artist:

'Molly Malone' by Hugh Madden

'Pints & Poets' by Hugh Madden

'The Viking Holiday' by Hugh Madden

'The Sheares Brothers' by Hugh Madden

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