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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 100

    Lady Beaujolais Eleanora Catherine Bury (1824-1903)

    The Boudoir at Charleville Castle, Co. Offaly

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lady Beaujolais Eleanora Catherine Bury (1824-1903)
    The Boudoir at Charleville Castle, Co. Offaly
    signed and dated 'B. Bury/August/44-' (lower left) and inscribed '23.8...10-/height 13-' (lower right) and with further inscription 'Ly C.'s boudoir Charleville Castle//44.' (on the reverse)
    pencil heightened with touches of white on blue paper
    9 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. (25.1 x 32.1 cm.)


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    Lady Beaujolais Bury was the only daughter of Charles William Bury, the 2nd Earl of Charleville (1801-1851) and his wife Harriet Charlotte (née Beaujolais) (d. 1848). The present watercolour depicts the Gothic revival castle created by her grandparents.

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    Literature

    Crookshank & Glin, The Watercolours of Ireland, 1994, p. 203.
    Laffan, Painting in Ireland, 2006, pp. 174-77, pl. 199.