Michael D Higgins the star of portrait collection
President takes his place in cultural icons gallery
A new portrait of President Michael D Higgins has been unveiled at Farmleigh Gallery and is published today for the first time in The Sunday Business Post.
The painting, by renowned Anglo-Belgian artist Anthony Palliser, is one of over 80 portraits of Irish cultural icons that form the Face To Face exhibition, which “celebrates individuals who have contributed significantly to the development of Irish cultural life and its international reputation and appreciation”.
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