Saturday February 29, 2020

Limited edition rugs by Irish legend Mainie Jellett

This week de Veres offers a unique opportunity to purchase rugs designed by Jellet

1st November, 2015
Mainie Jellett rug no.13

We hear a good deal about the glass ceiling these days, but spare a thought for the trail-blazing career woman in 1923 when (in Irish art circles) any gender would do as long as it was male, any art as long as it was traditional.

Mainie Jellett had arrived home in Ireland eager to spread the word of the revolutionary modernism she’d discovered in Paris, but came up against what Brian Fallon memorably described as “stagnant...

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