Plan of Burrishool Abbey, Co.y Mayo

A. Cooper F.S.A.
[graphic] /
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist.
Summary:Plan of the fifteenth-century Dominican abbey of Burrishoole in County Mayo, Ireland.
Published / Created: [between ca. 1779-1800].
Notes:Name of the artist inscribed in ink l.l.

Scale of feet inscribed in ink l.l.

Title inscribed in ink m.c.

Watermark m.c. is a seated Britannia in an oval medallion, crowned, and holding a sceptre and what looks like a bouquet of flowers.

Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; 24.1 x 32.2 cm., folded to 17.9 x 19.7 cm.

Citations/References: An Eighteenth Century Antiquary. The Sketches, Notes and Diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin 1942 Pl. 54 (left)

Credits:Attributed to Austin Cooper (1759-1830) after an original drawing made by either Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817) or Angelo Maria Bigari, both of whom visited Burrishoole in County Mayo on July 17th, 1779. There is no record of Austin Cooper having visited Burrishoole.
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Coo 2122 TX (3) 35
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