Harry Clarke windows - The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin City-

The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin City

Section 5
The Eve of Saint Agnes
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Harry Clarke Designed and Created this window
Dublin City Gallery Hugh Lane,
Charlemont House,
Parnell Sq.,
Dublin (Web)
Section 5


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Section 5 (panel 11)

The eleventh panel breaks with the narrative and depicts Porphyro playing a lute, while observed by a man and woman in medieval costume. The woman wields a knife and the man has his hand on his sword. A second man in the corner has fallen asleep but still holds a glass of wine in his hand. The panel is decorated with flowers. 

Photo credit: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Text by Lucy Costigan 2009