A S:W: View of Grange Castle, Queen's Co.y
A:C: delt. 13th Augt. 1782 ; Pinxt. 20th Augt.
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist|
View of the Tower-house at (Monk's) Grange, County Laois, Ireland, once the home of the Hartpole family. The doorway is rather blocked up, various smaller and larger windows are shown, as are the gable and chimney of the tower. A low (thatched?) building is seen to adjoin it
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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According to Peter Harbison, this is a copy of 2122 TX (1) 39 presumably prepared and rejected for Liam Price book's "An Eighteenth Century Antiquary : The Sketches, Notes and Diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830)"
From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I
Image in circular ink frame 9.1 cm
Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet under image
Cooper would appear to have drawn this castle while on a tour of parts of south Leinster n the summer of 1782
Physical description: 1 drawing diam. image 8.4 cm., on sheet 15.2 x 11 cm.
Citations/References: An Eighteenth Century Antiquary : The Sketches, Notes and Diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin 1942 page 132
Citations/References: Archaeological Inventory of County Laois / P. David Sweetman, Olive Alcock and Bernie Moran. - Dublin, 1995 page 120, No. 994