Doors & Windows at Clonmacnoice
AC. Oct. 179[9?]
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist.|
Five separate drawings of details in buildings at Clonmacnoise, County Offaly, Ireland.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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Inscribed in ink over each of the 5 windows depicted: Door of ORourke's Tower - grey stones; Door of the smaller Tower - supposed modern; Door converted into a Window - suppose the original door, taken on the inside; Windows of the Catherdral; Outside of the Windows of the Churches.
Inscribed in ink under each drawing are the measurements except for the drawing entitled "Outside of the Windows of the Churches".
Inscribed in red crayon on verso: Austin Cooper.
Title inscribed in ink l.c.
Physical description: 5 drawings (1 sheet) : pen & wash ; 20.3 x 29 cm.
Citations/References: Ancient Ireland / Jacqueline O'Brien & Peter Harbison. - London, 1996 pages 62-65, with brief bibliography on page 245
Attributed to Austin Cooper (1759-1830), after an original or originals by Gabriel Beranger (c1729-1817), who visited Clonmacnoise on August 12th.13th, 1779 (NLI Ms 4162, pages 28-30).