Death of a genius: Ireland's most successful painter Louis le Brocquy dies at home aged 95
The self-taught modernist, who critics regard with the same respect as contemporaries Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud, had been struggling with illness for the past year.
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Le Brocquy, Louis (1916- ) - 1940 Study for a Picnic (Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin)
Wax-resin medium on gesso-primed hardboard; 40 x 40 cm. Irish painter and decorative artist. His sister, Melanie le Brocquy (b 1919), was a distinguished sculptor. In 1934 he joined the family business and studied chemistry at Trinity College and teaching himself to paint. He first exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1937 and from 1938 spent two years studying Old Master paintings at the National Gallery, London, the Louvre, the Prado, and in Venice and Geneva. There's…