John's Abbey, Kilkenny
|Main Creator:||Wheatley, Francis, R.A. 1747-1801, artist.|
View of St. John's Church, Kilkenny, Ireland, seen from the south-east, showing the richness of its windows.
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[between ca. 1779 and 1784].
Title inscribed in ink on verso.
Before conservation this painting was mounted onto a piece of paper. Inscribed on the verso of this mount was "John's Abbey Kilkenny by Wheatley".
Watermark is "J HONIG & ZOONEN".
Physical description: 1 painting : watercolour ; 16.5 x 22.7 cm.
Citations/References: Antiquities of Ireland / Francis Grose. - Vol. I, London 1791 (published 1794) Pl. 51, p. 33
Citations/References: Kilkenny, Its Architecture & History / Katherine M. Lanigan and Gerald Tyler (ed.). - Kilkenny 1977 p. 32
Attributed to Francis Wheatley R.A. (1747-1801). The ascription to Wheatley is confirmed in Francis Grose's Antiquities of Ireland, Vol. I, p. 33, where the engraved version is stated to have been "taken from an orignal drawing by Wheatly in the Collection of the Right Honourable William Conyngham."
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|Coo 2122 TX (103)||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.