Abbey Boyle, Co.y Roscommon

A Bigary delint. ; Jos. Turner pinxt. April 1794
Main Creator: Turner, Joseph Reverend ca. 1772-1835, artist
Contributors: Bigari, Angelo Maria
Summary:View of the interior of the ruined Cistercian Abbey of Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland, as seen from near the north-western end of the nave
Published / Created: 1794
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. II

Image within an ink frame 16.7 x 24.7 cm. Watermark u.r. on sheet consists probably of the letters I VIL

This drawing is a copy of an original by Angelo Maria Bigari which is preserved in the Austin Cooper Collection as 2122 TX (64). At the time of execution, it must have been in the collection of William Conyngham of Slane Castle, who must have lent it for copying to the Reverend Joseph Turner, who may have been the curate at Slane at that time. See the catalogue entry for 2122 TX (64) for further details about the original

Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet under image

Physical description: 1 drawing image 16.3 x 24.2 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.7 cm.

Citations/References: The Cistercian Monasteries of Ireland / Roger Stalley. - New Haven/London, 1987 passim

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Coo 2122 TX (2) 30
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