25/04/2012

Painter Passes Away At Dublin Home

Jimmy Deenihan TD Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht expressed his deep sadness on hearing of the death of the internationally renowned artist Louis le Brocquy.

"The death of a loved one, is always especially sad for those close to them and for Ann Madden the loss of Louis will no doubt create a great vacuum in her life. I hope that the wonderful legacy of his paintings, with his truly original approach to art, will provide some solace to her in the days ahead," said Minister Deenihan.

He died at his home in Dublin aged 95. He had been ill for the past year.

(CD)

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