7 May 2009,
Price realised GBP 2,750
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
George Petrie, P.R.H.A. (1790-1866)
Carton House, Co. Kildare, seat of the Duke of Leinster
with inscription 'Carton' (on the reverse)
pencil and grey wash
8½ x 13¼ in. (21.6 x 33.6 cm.)
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Carton House, located 14 miles west of Dublin, was remodelled in the early 19th Century by the 3rd Duke of Leinster, who added a huge barrel-vaulted dining room and colonnaded links to the wings on either side of the main house.
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Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, p. 185, pl. 131.
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