About the Author

 Vera Kreilkamp is professor of Irish studies at Boston College, coeditor of Éire-Ireland: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Irish Studies, and author of The Anglo-Irish Novel and the Big House. She has edited two previous McMullen Museum exhibition catalogs of Irish art: Éire/Land and America’s Eye: Irish Painting from the Collection of Brian P. Burns, with Adele Dalsimer.