The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin City (Section 3)

Section 3 The Eve of Saint Agnes (1924)

Dublin City Gallery Hugh Lane, Charlemont House, Parnell Sq., Dublin.  Window: 1, Number of Lights 10,  Date 1924. Map   Web

Section 3
(panels 6 to 8)


Behind a broad hall-pillar, far beyond
The sound of merriment and chorus bland
Follow me child, or else these stones
Will be thy bier.

Porphyro arrives at the castle and seeks out Angela, an elderly woman who is friendly to his family. He beseeches her to lead him to Madeline’s room.




Photo credit: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane - Text © by Lucy Costigan