For me – this is Dublin at its best, it is calm, serene – a place you would choose to stroll, rest a while, people watch. This painting is at Mount Street Bridge – so beautiful at all times of the year but I have chosen Autumn this time. The rustic colours bring a warm feeling of familiar comfort.
(An Chanáil Mhór) is the southernmost of a pair of canals that connect Dublin, in the east of Ireland, with the River Shannon in the west, via Tullamore and a number of other villages and towns, the two canals nearly encircling Dublin’s inner city. Its sister canal on the Northside of Dublin is the Royal Canal. The last working cargo barge passed through the Grand Canal in 1960.
The painting measures 20 x 16 inches and overall measurement in a gorgeous stressed gold heavy frame is 31 x 27 inches.