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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    George Petrie, P.R.H.A. (1790-1866)

    Carton House, Co. Kildare, seat of the Duke of Leinster

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    George Petrie, P.R.H.A. (1790-1866)
    Carton House, Co. Kildare, seat of the Duke of Leinster
    with inscription 'Carton' (on the reverse)
    pencil and grey wash
    8½ x 13¼ in. (21.6 x 33.6 cm.)


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    Carton House, located 14 miles west of Dublin, was remodelled in the early 19th Century by the 3rd Duke of Leinster, who added a huge barrel-vaulted dining room and colonnaded links to the wings on either side of the main house.

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    Literature

    Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, p. 185, pl. 131.