The Shaw Bequest

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of George Bernard Shaw, William Crawley explores Shaw's Dublin, including a visit to the National Gallery of Ireland, the home of Shaw's early education.

In the late 1950s, Shaw left a third of his posthumous royalties to the gallery which has helped enhance its art collection as well as the building of the gallery's millennium wing.

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To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of George Bernard Shaw, William Crawley explores Shaw's Dublin, including a visit to the National Gallery of Ireland, the home of Shaw's early education.

In the late 1950s, Shaw left a third of his posthumous royalties to the gallery which has helped enhance its art collection as well as the building of the gallery's millennium wing.