|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist.|
Plan and elevation of one side of the Romanesque doorway in the Round Tower at Timahoe, county Laois, Ireland.
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Title inscribed in ink u.c. on verso.
Paper is ripped on side and top.
Inscribed in ink m.l. on verso: N 132 C.
Possible that this drawing formed part of the collection of William Conyham Burton and bought after his death by Austin Cooper F.S.A.
See 2122 TX (1) 34(A) for Austin Cooper's drawing of the Round Tower at Timahoe, County Laois, Ireland.
Watermark is part of a crowned shield with fleurs-de-lys.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & ink ; 27.5 x 38.2 cm.
Citations/References: Irish Medieval Figure Sculpture / John Hunt. - London/Dublin, 1974 p. 216-217 with Plates 42 and p. 250-251
Citations/References: An Eighteenth Century Antiquary, The Sketches, Notes and Diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin, 1942 p. 86
Possible attribution to Austin Cooper (1759-1830) because he mentions in his diary (NLI Ms. Acc. 4841, Kildare, Carlow, Queen's Cou. 1782, page 2), for August 9th, 1782, a description of this doorway at Timahoe.
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|Coo 2122 TX (10)||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.