7 May 2009
Anglo-Irish School, c. 1880
Viscountess Templetown's Boudoir, Castle Upton, Co. Antrim; and The Front Hall, Castle Upton, Co. Antrim
one with inscription 'Viscountess Templetowns/Boudoir/Castle Upton.1841' (on a label on the backboard); the other with inscription 'Front Hall./Castle Upton' (on a label on the backboard)
watercolour, one with gum arabic
14½ x 10 3/8 in. (36.8 x 26.3 cm.); and 10½ x 6in. (26.2 x 15.2 cm.) (2)
The Viscountess Templetown, Brussels (on 30 October 1895).
Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 17 November 1994, lot 46, where purchased by the present owner.
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Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, pp. 133-4, pls. 88 and 89.
The architect Robert Adam (1728-1792) was employed by the Viscounts Templetown to enlarge Castle Upton and to add stables and a classical mausoleum.
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