A View of Devenish in Lough-Earne, Co:y Fermanagh
A.C: Pinxt. 28th July 1785
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist|
View of the old monastery on the island of Devenish in Lough Erne, County Fermanagh, Ireland, as seen from the mainland shore. In the foreground two men view the landscape. One is seated and the other stands with a hay-fork. On the island is the Round Tower with conical cap with the priory in the background with church and tower. To the left of The Round Tower is a ivied church which could be An Teampall Mór ("The Large Church")
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From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I
It looks as if there was originally the name of an artist l.l. under the image from whom Cooper may have hve copied the drawing. The name has been intentionally erased
Title inscribed in ink l.c.
Image within an ink frame 14.4 x 23.1 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is part of a large shield, crowned
Physical description: 1 drawing image 13.9 x 22.5 cm., on sheet 18.2 x 26.5 cm.
Citations/References: Devenish (Lough Erne) : Its History, Antiquities, and Traditions (2nd ed.) / J.E. Canon McKenna. - Dublin/Enniskillen, 1931
Attributed to Austin Cooper
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|Coo 2122 TX (1) 89||
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