My name is Paul Piercy. I’d like to tell the story of a dear friend I met in 1958 so as to give some understanding or feeling as to why it has been important for me to commit Eamonn to canvas along with his friend Samuel Beckett in a piece in the series We Are But Players. Now I’m getting on a bit the stories behind portraits painted over many years might get lost for good. So this is the story about Eamonn that eventually resulted in a piece on three screens painted entirely in black titled

Eamonn Keane and Samuel Beckett


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