Door, Window & Console in the Abbey of Ballintober, Co.y Mayo
G.B: ; A.C. Oct. 1799.
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist.|
Drawing of the pillars and part of the arch of the Chapter house doorway of Ballintober (or Ballintubber) Abbey, County Mayo, Ireland, beside which is a "plan of the door". Furthermore there is a drawing of "Console treble shafts supporting the groins" and another of the northernmost of the three windows in the east gable.
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Attributed to Austin Cooper (1759-1830) after an original by Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817). The original drawing has not survived.
Inscribed in ink on various parts of the drawing: Plan of the Door ; Console treble Shafts supporting the groins ; plan of the Windows.
Scale of feet inscribed in ink u.r.
Title inscribed in ink l.c. on image.
Towards the end of 1799, Austin Cooper copied a number of drawings made twenty years earlier by Gabriel Beranger (ca. 1730-1817) during a tour of Connacht, commissioned by Col. William Burton Conyngham (1733-1796), from whose nephew Cooper probably bought the original Beranger drawings.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; image 20.3 x 32.4 cm., pasted onto sheet 20.5 x 29.2 cm.