A Royal year to Remember...

Rembrandt, Carravaggio, Ruebens... And now Hanrahan!

Irish Artist Michael Hanrahan visited Buckingham Palace in London on August 10th to personally deliver his oil painting commemorating Queen Elizabeth's historic visit to Ireland. It will now be part of the Royal Collection which includes works by the old masters. "Its amongst many famous Paintings going back hundreds of years so its in good company", said Michael Hanrahan as he left the palace where the Queen's private Secretary and the Chief Clerk of the Palace held a special reception in honour of the visit.

Michael is now the only living Irish Artist with work in the Royal Collection.

Visit the page on the Queen's visit for all articles and images! Click here

 

 

Michael presents his painting to President and Martin McAleese at Áras an Uachtaráin 27th October 2011.

This painting which depicts Queen Elizabeth and Mary McAleese now hangs in Áras an Uachtaráin



Michael Hanrahan has unveiled oil paintings of Queen Elizabeth's visit to Ireland 2011!
 
"I had to paint it, a painting unlike a photo, can last for hundreds of years and records for future generations events as they happen. The visit is going to be remembered for years to come"
says Michael Hanrahan.

To all my friends, 
I am being interviewed live from New York City tomorrow Saturday 13th Feb. by radio travel  host Stephanie Abrams. Her show goes out live  'coast to coast' in the States, and you can listen in on the internet by following the guide below. She is interested in an Irish Artist working in South East Asia.  Hope you can tune in, It is broadcast in Thailand at 11pm, New York 11am and Ireland 4pm.

OR click HERE to download the interview online from my webpage!
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Best wishes,  Michael

 

Michael continues to travel extensively on some if the largest cruise liners in the world, Cunard Celebrity Cruises etc. He will be the art lecturer for the year 2012 world cruise on the Queen Elisabeth

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