Conor Painting of Shipyard Workers

‘Men of Iron’, oil painting by Belfast artist William Conor.

‘Men of Iron’, oil painting by Belfast artist William Conor.

The Belfast artist, William Conor (1881 – 1968), is celebrated for his warm and sympathetic portrayals of working-class life in Ulster.  In this oil painting, dated 1922, ten years after the completion of Titanic, Conor captures the humanity and skills of the shipyard workers and conveys pride in the ship that is being launched.



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