Glendalough Upper Lake

Glendalough Upper Lake – Price available on request

Experience the captivating beauty of Glendalough Upper Lake – an oil painting that brings the serenity of this breathtaking Irish landscape right into your living space.

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Glendalough, meaning “Glen of Two Lakes” in Irish. This picturesque glacial valley, nestled within the Wicklow Mountains National Park in County Wicklow, Ireland, is a sanctuary for diverse wildlife, lush flora, and historical significance. The valley’s history dates back to the 6th century, when St. Kevin, a hermit priest, established an Early Medieval monastic settlement that would later become renowned worldwide.

“Upper Lake View” captures the essence of this natural wonder. The scene unfolds as if you’re gazing through a window onto the rich, luscious landscape that earned Glendalough its moniker – the garden of Ireland. The upper lake, formed by the melting ice of an ancient glacier, rests against a backdrop of rolling hills and vibrant greenery.

As you contemplate the painting, you’re transported to a realm where history, archaeology, and spirituality converge. The artwork encapsulates the essence of Glendalough’s allure, inviting you to experience the tranquil beauty that has beckoned explorers, hikers, and pilgrims for centuries. The surrounding trails and routes, ranging from leisurely strolls to challenging hikes, offer a chance to immerse yourself fully in this idyllic nature reserve.

“Upper Lake View” not only reflects the natural grandeur of Glendalough but also pays homage to its deep-rooted history. The monastic site, with its iconic Round Tower, stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of St. Kevin and the spiritual significance of the valley. The painting captures the very essence of Glendalough’s charm – a place where nature meets the echoes of the past.

Bring the splendor of Glendalough’s Upper Lake into your home and let the painting serve as a daily reminder of the harmonious blend of beauty and history that this enchanting location offers. Whether you’re an admirer of art, a history enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the majesty of nature, “Upper Lake View” is a window to the soul-stirring landscape of Glendalough, inviting you to bask in its magnificence.

You can read more on Glendaloughs official website

Here is a link to a blog about Glendalough I wrote some time ago

Is this an original painting?

Yes, this painting is an original oil painting created by me, Donna McGee and it contains my signature on the front.

Is the painting ready to hang?

Yes, the painting is presented in a white wooden frame with double mount and has a chord on the back making it ready to hang.  All you need is the picture hook on the wall for placement.

What are the measurements of the painting?

The measurements of the painting are 30 x 40 inches and 39 by 49 inches overall – a large statement piece that will compliment any room

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