Stories of old Ireland, and myself : manuscript

Biographical and Historical Notes

Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen

Dublin-born artist Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen, R. A. (1878-1931) was a noted painter. He was a cousin of writer Lady Gregory and painter Hugh Lane.


Bruce Arnold, "Orpen, Sir William Newenham Montague (1878-1931)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004. (accessed April 10, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a typed manuscript with holograph corrections of Sir William Orpen's autobiographical Stories of Old Ireland, and Myself (1925).