7 May 2009
Nathaniel Grogan (1740-1807)
Castle Hyde, Co. Cork
pencil and watercolour heightened with gum arabic
13¾ x 21¾ in. (34.9 x 55.3 cm.)
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Crookshank & Glin, The Watercolours of Ireland, 1994, pp. 78-9, pl. 94.
Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, pp. 47-50, pl. 22.
The Palladian Castle Hyde was built for the Hyde family around 1760, with extensions designed by the Cork architect Abraham Hargreaves the Elder, which were completed in 1801.
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