Brandt, Muriel (1909–1981)

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Brandt, Muriel (1909–1981)

Irish painter. Born in Belfast in 1909; died in Our Lady's Hospice, Dublin, on June 10, 1981; won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art, London; married Frank Brandt (an artistic adviser); children: one son and two daughters, includingRuth Brandt , also an artist.

Muriel Brandt's first major commission was a set of panels of Adam and Eve for the Franciscan Church on Merchants' Quay in Dublin. Her portraits include Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, George O'Brien, and a group seating of Michael Mac Liammoir, Christine Longford , and Hilton Edwards which hangs in the foyer of the Gate Theater.