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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 123

    William J. Welland (1832-1895)

    Cahir Castle and bridge, Co. Tipperary

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    William J. Welland (1832-1895)
    Cahir Castle and bridge, Co. Tipperary
    signed and dated 'William J Welland 1850' (lower right) and inscribed 'Cahir Castle and Bridge Co Tipperary' (lower left)
    pencil
    8¾ x 12½ in. (22.3 x 31.8 cm.)


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    Cahir Castle, one of the largest castles in Ireland, was founded in 1142 on an island in County Tipperary on the river Suir.

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    Provenance

    with Thomond Antiques, Limerick.


    Literature

    Crookshank & Glin, The Watercolours of Ireland, 1994, p. 144.
    Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, p. 59, pl. 29.