Hector McDonnell

Hector McDonnell is one of Ireland’s best-known contemporary painters. Raised in Co Antrim, he had a classical education at Eton and Oxford, and then studied art in Munich and Vienna. His work has taken him all over Europe and North America, and to Tibet, China, India, Rwanda and Sri Lanka. He has illustrated many books of Irish literature and poetry, and has written four books and numerous articles on various aspects of Irish history.

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