Harry Clarke (1889-1931)

Irish stained glass and graphic artist. Born Henry Patrick Clarke and the son of Joshua Clarke who had a decorating and stained glass business. Trained under A.E. Child at Dublin Art School and was winning awards for his stained glass by the age of twenty. In 1912 he travelled to London where he worked on several illustrative commissions, clearly influenced by Aubrey Beardsley, D.G. Rossetti and E.J. Sullivan. Shortly afterwards he travelled to Paris and Chartres. His first stained glass commission was completed in 1917 and by the time of his early death in 1931 he was perhaps the most influential stained glass artists of his generation. His studio continued after his death as Harry Clarke Studios Ltd.

Harry Clarke website

Further reading

Nicola Gordon-Bowe, The Life and Work of Harry Clarke (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1989).



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Aged Simeon Holding the Infant Christ
artist: Harry Clarke
firm/studio: Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd
1928
Church of All Saints, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan
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St Michael and the Giving of the Laws to Moses, with St Gabriel and the Annunciation
artist: Harry Clarke
firm/studio: Harry Clarke Stained Glass Ltd
1930
Church of All Saints, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan




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