Artwork Title: Night (No. 2) - Artist Name: William Orpen

Night (No. 2)

William Orpen, 1907

"Grace and William Orpen were married in 1901, and the happiness of their early years together is beautifully conveyed in this intimate painting. Night (No. 2) is one of a group of paintings and drawings made by this prominent Irish artist in 1907, which can be categorized as domestic nocturnes. ...The painting’s warm eroticism is a bold statement for the Edwardian times in which it was painted, reflecting ..."

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