[Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland]
|Main Creator:||Roberts, Thomas, 1748-1778, artist.|
View of the town of Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland, with the river Erne flowing seawards, under a 14-arch bridge. On the right bank are smaller houses and tall gabled houses climbing up to the hill, which is dominated by a church with a tall tower. In the distance are the hills of County Sligo.
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Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; image 17.4 x 26 cm., on sheet 19 x 27.2 cm.
Citations/References: Thomas Roberts, 1748-1778 / Michael Wynne. - The Irish Arts Review 10, 1994 p. 145 & 149
Attributed to Thomas Roberts, (1748-1778), because the drawing is so similar in detail to an oil-painting by him in a private collection. This may be the only surviving initial sketch by the artist for one of his 1770-1771 group of paintings which emerged from an artistic tour to Donegal.
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|Coo 2122 TX (80)||
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