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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    Anglo-Irish School, c. 1880

    Viscountess Templetown's Boudoir, Castle Upton, Co. Antrim; and The Front Hall, Castle Upton, Co. Antrim

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Anglo-Irish School, c. 1880
    Viscountess Templetown's Boudoir, Castle Upton, Co. Antrim; and The Front Hall, Castle Upton, Co. Antrim
    one with inscription 'Viscountess Templetowns/Boudoir/Castle Upton.1841' (on a label on the backboard); the other with inscription 'Front Hall./Castle Upton' (on a label on the backboard)
    watercolour, one with gum arabic
    14½ x 10 3/8 in. (36.8 x 26.3 cm.); and 10½ x 6in. (26.2 x 15.2 cm.) (2)


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    The architect Robert Adam (1728-1792) was employed by the Viscounts Templetown to enlarge Castle Upton and to add stables and a classical mausoleum.

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    Provenance

    The Viscountess Templetown, Brussels (on 30 October 1895).
    Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 17 November 1994, lot 46, where purchased by the present owner.


    Literature

    Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, pp. 133-4, pls. 88 and 89.