Micheál macLiammóir (1899 - 1978), artist, actor, designer, author and producer, founded the Gate Theatre, along with his partner Hilton Edwards in October 1928. His illustrations and drawings are mostly of stage designs and costumes, whilst most of his water-colour paintings are of mythological scenes and fantasies influenced by the Celtic Revival movement. He wrote several stage adaptations as well as thirteen plays. His books include autobiographies and memoires. His one-man dramatic monologues, The Importance of Being Oscar (1960), I Must Be Talking to My Friends (1963) and Talking About Yeats (1965), brought him worldwide renown.
Categories of artist’s works represented: Water-colour paintings, designs.
Micheál macLiammóir (born Alfred Willmore) was the brother-in-law of Martin Otho Travers and granduncle of Michael George Travers who is heir and administrator of the macLiammóir & Edwards estate.