Archangel and the Crown of Thorns

DAVID O'CONNELL (1898-1976)

Archangel and the Crown of Thorns

1962 United Kingdom

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£900 gbp
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David O’Connell trained as a commercial artist. He served in the trenches during World War I and thereafter specialised in religious painting. A devote Catholic, he was appointed Artistic Advisor to St Richard’s Roman Catholic church in Chichester, West Sussex. For the church he designed and painted a series of the Stations of the Cross and the altarpiece of Archangels in the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament. The present work is a study for one of the figures of the Archangels.
Height 54.50 cm (21.46 inches)
Width 16.50 cm (6.50 inches)
External Height 66.00 cm (25.98 inches)
External Width 28.00 cm (11.02 inches)
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Oil, bodycolour and gold paint on board
Signed and dated '62
Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave

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