Plan of Gowran Abbey. Co. Kilkenny.
|Main Creator:||Oben, James George, fl. 1779-1819, artist.|
Plan of the medieval church at Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland.
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Other than title, the only inscription is that of measurements.
Possible proof for the engraving that was subsequently published on May 6, 1793, by M. Hooper of London, and which appeared in Francis Grose's "Antiquities of Ireland", London 1791, as Plate 47.
Title in print l.c.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image 11 x 19.2 cm., within plate mark 12.6 x 21 cm., on sheet 19 x 28.5 cm.
Citations/References: Antiquities of Ireland / Francis Grose. - London 1791 Vol. I, Plate 47
Citations/References: Irish Art Loan Exhibitions 1765-1927 / Ann M. Stewart. - Jersey/Dublin 1995 page 517
Possible attribution to J.G. O'Brien (Oben or Brien) (fl. 1779-1819), who exhibited a drawing of Gowran Abbey, County Kilkenny, Ireland, with the Society of Artists in Ireland in 1780. The plan may also be by him but the evidence for this is purely circumstantial.
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|Coo 2122 TX (4) 53||
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