The Abbey of Murrisk, County of Mayo
|Main Creator:||Bigari, Angelo Maria|
View of the western end of the Franciscan friary at Murrisk, County Mayo, Ireland, at the foot of Croagh Patrick. The battlements can be seen on the top of the building. Two men converse on either side of a low wall forming part of the once-vaulted western end of the church.
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Drawing within ink frame 16.7 x 24.3 cm.
Engraving based on this drawing found in Vol. I of Francis Grose's Antiquities of Ireland (London, 1791) as Pl. 64.
From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles, & Towers in Ireland / assembled by Austin Cooper in 1875 (page 18).
Image pasted onto sheet.
Title inscribed in ink l.c.
Physical description: 1 drawing : image 16.5 x 24.1 cm., on paper 18.1 x 27.3, mounted on sheet 24.4 x 29.1 cm.
Citations/References: Ancient Ireland / Jacqueline O'Brien and Peter Harbison. - London, 1996 page 217 with brief bibliography on page 250
Attributed to Angelo Maria Bigari (fl. 1772-1779).