Drogheda Municipal Art Collection

Two Girls on a Moonlit Shore

George Russell

b. 1867 - d. 1935
Oil on canvas

George William Russell (10 April 1867 – 17 July 1935) who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A.E.), was an Irish writer, editor, critic, poet, artistic painter and Irish nationalist. He was also a mysticism writer, and a personage of a group of devotees of theosophy in Dublin for many years.

An oil painting showing two female figures standing in the immediate foreground holding onto each other. In the left background the moon can be seen in the distance reflecting on a body of water.