Ennismacreeny in Lough Key, Co. Roscommon
|Main Creator:||Bigari, Angelo Maria|
Interior view of Ennismacreeny church, better known as the 13th century Premonstratensian Priory on Trinity Island, Lough Key, County Roscommon, Ireland. The view looks westwards towards the doorway, with a door leading to the left and a small independent chapel to the right. In the foreground a lady and gentleman observe the scene.
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From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles, & Towers in Ireland / assembled by Austin Cooper in 1875 (page 12).
Engraving of this drawing is found in Vol. I of Francis Grose's Antiquities of Ireland (London, 1791 (should be 1794)) as Pl. 78. In the engraving the figures are omitted.
Inscribed in ink on verso of drawing: C. N15 Bigary.
In the inscription of the title, the words "Co. Roscommon" may be an afterthought but possibly by the same hand.
Drawing withing ink frame 16.6 x 24.5 cm.
Image pasted onto sheet.
Physical description: 1 drawing : image 16.3 x 24.3 cm., on paper 19 x 26.8 cm., on sheet 24.5 x 29.2 cm.
Citations/References: Medieval Religious Houses Ireland / Aubrey Gwynn & R.N. Hadcock . - London, 1970 page 205
Attributed to Angelo Maria Bigari (fl. 1772-1779).
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|Coo 2122 TX (3) 12||
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