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Club's drawings are a bit of a riot

The Dublin Painting & Sketching Club's 140th anniversary exhibition will feature depictions of cinema's A-list comedians, writes Ros Drinkwater.

30th March, 2014

For the 140th Anniversary Exhibition of the Dublin Painting & Sketching Club, Aidan Hickey decided to celebrate the early illustrious members. Rather than go for a depiction of Walter Osborne, Nathaniel Hone, John Butler Yeats and Bram Stoker - few of whom would be recognisable to the 21st century viewer - he has opted for an eye-catching array of stars from a rather different milieu - cinema's A-list comedians, a work entitled Bon Jour Monsieur...

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