painting by Michael-Francis Cartwright

King island series – Cill Rialaig, Ireland

Michael Francis Cartwright


oil on linen

73 x 93 cm

AU$ 11,400

catalogue number MFCP11

Looking out from our cottage at the residency are two islands looking like vessels. It is told that kings were buried there in prehistory. It has also been said they are markers of ancient Neolithic sea routes from the south, pointing the way to the trading bay of Bailinskelligs.