The private collection of sir denis mahon, described as the finest group of baroque works in the world, has been permanently placed in british.
In 2010 sir denis mahon presented his library and archive to the gallery the books and documentation represent decades of research and scholarship. Anna murphy, former student of history of art at ucc, has won this year's sir denis mahon essay prize (£1,000) her essay, entitled 'every.
Sir denis mahon (1910-2011), pictured below, was one of the foremost scholars and collectors of his generation born in london of anglo-irish descent, he had.
Sir denis mahon at the national gallery in 1999 in front of guido reni's it contains a series of closely argued essays, analysing, among other.
The sir denis mahon essay prize comprises an award of £1,000 for an essay of distinction which reflects sir denis's studies, research and interest in the period.