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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 97

    Maria Spilsbury Taylor (1777-1823)

    The Drawing Room, Rossana, Co. Wicklow

    Price Realised  

    Maria Spilsbury Taylor (1777-1823)
    The Drawing Room, Rossana, Co. Wicklow
    inscribed 'Drawingroom, Rossana- Jan/Sy/s 1822' (on the reverse)
    pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour
    8 5/8 x 10¾ in. (21.9 x 27.3 cm.)


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    Rossana House in County Wicklow was built in 1742-43 by William Tighe (d. 1782) close to the river Vartry. Maria Spilsbury Taylor, a close friend of William's widow, was a frequent guest at the house.

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    Literature

    Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, pp. 231-3, pl. 163.