Sir Hugh Lane
(1875-1915)

Died aged c. 40

Sir Hugh Percy Lane (9 November 1875 – 7 May 1915) was an Irish art dealer, collector and gallery director. He is best known for establishing Dublin's Municipal Gallery of Modern Art (the first known public gallery of modern art in the world) and for his contribution to the visual arts in Ireland, including the Lane Bequest. Hugh Lane died on board the RMS Lusitania.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Hugh Lane Kt. 1876-1915 Director of the National Gallery of Ireland lived here

South Bolton Gardens, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Clonmell House home of The Municipal Gallery of Modern Art 1908 - 1932 founded by Sir Hugh Lane

17 Harourt St, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland where they founded