Ó Cearbhaill,
T.V. Parks.

Ó Cearbhaill

T.V. Parks

1915.

Oil on canvas

136 x 111 cm

Commissioned from the artist in 1915.

Thomas Vincent Parks was a well-known local musical personality at the turn of the last century. He is depicted in this work, sitting at his piano with the score of The Snowy Breasted Pearl, a traditional Irish song of love and loss.  He died in 1913 and a commemorative trust was set up in honour of his musical achievements.

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