Rose Macroom's Tomb in Church of Ross
|Main Creator:||Barralet, John James, ca. 1747-1815, artist.|
Sketch of the so-called tomb of Rose Macroom in the church of St. Mary's New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland. The effigy is shown as the upper part of a slab resting on a tomb-chest of columns, one of which is indicated on the bottom left of the drawing.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[October 15th, 1780]
Inscribed in ink u.r. above title: N 23. This number corresponds to the number found on page 43 of NLI Ms. 4162 which is the catalogue-cum-diary of drawings, written by Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817). This entry in the diary states that "Mr Barrallet [sic] drew the tomb of Rose Macroom and her figure on it. See plan, view and parts N 23."
Measurements of the figure and tomb-chest are given.
Title inscribed in ink u.r.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; 16 x 24.7 cm.
Citations/References: Memoir of Gabriel Beranger / William Wilde. - Dublin, 1880 p. 158
Attributed to John James Barralet (ca. 1747-1815) who drew the sketch on October 25th, 1780 in New Ross.