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Commissioned by James Gibbons (d. 1846), Ballynegall Manor, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland.
Thence by descent at Ballynegall to his nephew by marriage, J.W.M. Berry, Esq. (d.1855).
Thence by descent at Ballynegall to his cousin, T.J. Smyth, Esq.
Thence by descent in the Smyth family who sold Ballynegall in 1963.
Acquired from Jean-Claude Ciancimino, London.
Country House Elegance; Christie's, New York, 21 November 2011, lot 1021.
PROPERTY OF AN IMPORTANT NEW YORK COLLECTOR
The Knight of Glin et al., Vanishing Country Houses of Ireland, Antrim, 1988, p.142 (illustrated in situ in the Library visible from the Drawing Room in 1961).
R. MacDonnell, The Lost Houses of Ireland, Dublin, 2002, p. 13.