b. Dublin 1897 d. Dublin 1944
Works   |   Exhibitions featuring Mainie Jellett
Maine Jellet studied at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art and later in the London under Sir William Orpen and Walter Sickert. In 1921, she travelled to Paris with her friend the artist, Evie Hone where the studied under the guidance of the Cubist André Lhôte and Albert Gleizes. Gleises acted as her key tutor in her developing her theory and practice of Cubism. Jellet was a key figure in the development of the modern movement in Irish art. A major retrospective was held at the Irish Musuem of Modern Art in 1991.


Snoody, Theo XXXX Dictionary of Irish Artists - 20th Century (X Edition), Wolfhound Press, Dublin.

Irish Museum of Modern Art 1991, Maine Jellett, IMMA, Dublin.

Bourke, Marie & Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch. 1999, Discover Irish Art at the National Gallery of Ireland, a reference book on Irish Art, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.

Cappock, Dr. Margarita (ed) 2006, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Merral Publishing in association with the DCGTHL, London.

Trench, CEF. 1995, Drogheda Muncipal Art Collection Catalogue, Corporation of Drogheda, Drogheda.

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