Padraig Macmiadhachain (1929-2017)was born in Ireland. Studied Belfast College of Art, 1947-1949. National College of Art, Dublin, 1950. He was a contributor to the Irish Exhibitions of Living Art in the 1960s, alongside artists Gerald Dillion, Camille Souter, Louis Le Brocquy, amongst others. William Scott had a profound influence on his later work. He has lived and painted since 1959 on the Dorset coast, near to St Ives. He has held many one man and mixed exhibitions. These include over 15 one-man exhibitions in London, also in Madrid, Dublin, Krakow, Los Angeles, Seattle and Vancouver. He was awarded travelling scholarships to both Moscow 1957 and Poland 1960, one by the British Council and the other by the Russian Government. His works are in many Private and Public collections.His work is an abstract composition created by colors and brush strokes. The composition is a rectangular arranged horizontally. The work is very colourful. Main colors: blue, green and brown. The coloristic is broken by yellow spots. The colour tone of this work seems to be cold, but warm and cold colors are balanced.
The work is signed lower right by artist, with inscriptions on the reverse. Framed in a wooden with gildings frame.
This pieces sold in auction on 11th June 2019 at Roseberys Modern & Contemporary British Art sale.
This painting was donated to FARA East Molesey.