Saturday February 22, 2020

Past glory is fertile ground at Bonhams

The sale offers Melia’s Field, a monumental canvas measuring 182.8 x 200.1cm

4th June, 2017
Hughie O’Donoghue’s Melia’s Field is rich with mystery

Enter the Hughie O’Donoghue labyrinth and you will be richly rewarded. As a child visiting his mother’s family home in Co Mayo (where he now lives), he absorbed the traditional tales and wild landscapes that have proved to be such a bountiful inspiration.

His strong connection to the past provides a tantalising element of mystery that pervades every one of his canvases. O’Donoghue once said that unlike Lucian Freud, who disliked...

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