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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    Robert Lowe Stopford (1813-1898)

    St. Mary's Collegiate Church, Youghal, Co. Cork, Myrtle Grove to the right

    Price Realised  

    Robert Lowe Stopford (1813-1898)
    St. Mary's Collegiate Church, Youghal, Co. Cork, Myrtle Grove to the right
    signed and dated 'R. L. Stopford/1850' (lower left)
    pencil and watercolour heightened with touches of gum arabic and bodycolour
    18¾ x 26 in. (47.6 x 66.1 cm.)


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    St Mary's was one of the largest parish churches in Ireland, reflecting the former trading power of Youghal. It is cruciform in plan and occupies a large and picturesque churchyard elevated over the town.

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    Literature

    Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, p. 41, pl. 18.