Abby [sic] & round Tower on Devenish Island in Lough Erne
|Main Creator:||Bigari, Angelo Maria|
View of the ruins of the ancient monastery on the Island of Devenish, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. In the foreground on the right is Teampull M#7;or (the large church). Behind the church in the centre of the drawing is St. Molaisse's House and on the left is the Round Tower. On the extreme left in the background is St. Mary's Priory. A figure stands in the foreground under a tree while two smaller figures behind him hold or shake hands
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Angelo Maria Bigari visited Devenish Island, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, on June 16th, 1779, with his friend Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817).
Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; image 16.2 x 25.8 cm., pasted on sheet 19.7 x 27 cm.
Citations/References: Ancient Ireland / Jacqueline O'Brien & Peter Harbison. - London, 1996 p. 246 with bibliography on p. 104
Citations/References: Memoir of Gabriel Beranger / Sir William Wilde. - Dublin, 1880 p. 37
Attributed to Angelo Maria Bigari (fl. 1772-1779).