• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    Vice Admiral Lord Mark Kerr (1776-1840)

    Belvoir Park, Co. Down, East Elevation from the South East (illustrated); and Belvoir Park, Co. Down, Entrance Front from the North West

    Price Realised  

    Vice Admiral Lord Mark Kerr (1776-1840)
    Belvoir Park, Co. Down, East Elevation from the South East (illustrated); and Belvoir Park, Co. Down, Entrance Front from the North West
    both with inscription 'Belvoir/The seat of Lord Dungannon/County Down' (on the mount, lower centre, overmounted) and 'Drawn by my father Lord Mark Kerr in 1805 LLKerr' (on the mount, lower right, overmounted)
    pencil and watercolour
    4 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. (12.4 x 20.6 cm.) (2)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Belvoir Park is situated on the southern banks of the River Lagan at Newtonbreda, just on the outskirts of Belfast.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Literature

    Crookshank & Glin, The Watercolours of Ireland, 1994, p. 208.
    Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, pp. 148-150, pls. 101-102.