7 May 2009,
Price realised GBP 1,500
GBP 600 - GBP 800
Sandham Symes (1807-1894)
Ballybrittain Castle, Co. Offaly
with later inscription 'Ballybrittain Kings Co. 1837./S Symes' (probably transcribed from the reverse of the mount, the drawing is now laid down)
pencil and watercolour with scratching out
4 x 7 in. (10.2 x 17.8 cm.)
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Ballybrittain Castle was originally built as an O'Conor stronghold in the late 15th Century.
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Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, p. 180, pl. 126.
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