150CM x 100CM, HEAVY OIL ON DEEP EDGE BOX CANVAS, 2022
A potato farmer about to harvest his crop – unaware of the blight.
Over 2 million Irish emigrated to America during the Great Hunger.
“It’s often said that ‘the Irish built America.’
The truth is, not only did they build it, they also manufactured, repaired, and cleaned it, especially in the decades before and after the potato famine.”
– R Tierney
Framed in bespoke wooden floating box frame, finished in zoffany ink.