Abbey of Bective, S. East, Co. Meath, 19th Sepr.
|Main Creator:||Grose, Daniel, approximately 1766-1838|
A couple and a child stand in the foreground beside a river, with the Cistercian Bective Abbey, County Meath, Ireland, on the other bank. A bridge is seen to the left of the drawing.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
19th September, [1792?].
Engraving of this drawing by Sparrow and published by M. Hooper (September 23rd, 1794) as Plate 2 in Volume II of "The Antiquities of Ireland" by Francis Grose (Publisher: Samuel Hooper, No. 212 High Holborn, London, 1794).
Inscribed in ink beside title on verso of drawing: Plate 2.
Inscribed in ink on verso of drawing: Reduced.
Inscribed in ink u.c. on drawing: S.E.V. Bective Abbey Pl.2. Co. Meath.
Inscribed in pencil on verso of drawing: Abbey of Bective, Co. Meath.
Title inscribed in ink u.c. on verso of drawing.
Watermark visible u.c..
Physical description: 1 drawing : watercolour ; 24.1 x 34.1 cm..
Citations/References: Irish Topographical Prints & Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Malton Press, Dublin, 1975, p. 134.
Attributed to Lieutenant Daniel Grose, (ca. 1766-1838).