A Royal year to
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.
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.
which depicts Queen Elizabeth and Mary McAleese now hangs in Áras
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.
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.
to download the interview online from my webpage!
(format .wav, 7.95MB)
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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