View of ye. Abbey of Cong, Co. of Mayo

Main Creator: Bigari, Angelo Maria
Summary:View of the east wall of the cloister of the Augustinian monastery at Cong, County Mayo, Ireland. The decorative doorways, depicted in the drawing, date from the early thirteenth century.
Published / Created: [ca. 1779?]
Notes:Title inscribed in ink l.c. on image.

Physical description: 1 drawing: pen & pencil; image 18.3 x 24.6 cm. pasted onto sheet 19.6 x 28.2 cm.

Citations/References: The Augustinian Abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin, Cong, Co. Mayo / H.G. Leask. - Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society 19, 1941 pages 107-117

Credits:Attributed to Angelo Maria Bigari (fl. 1772-1779), who visited Cong with his friend Gabriel Beranger (ca. 1730-1817), on July 24th, 1779. See Gabriel Beranger's account of this visit at NLI, Ms 4162, page 22.
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Coo 2122 TX (4) 13
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