7 May 2009
Vice Admiral Lord Mark Kerr (1776-1840)
Belvoir Park, Co. Down, East Elevation from the South East (illustrated); and Belvoir Park, Co. Down, Entrance Front from the North West
both with inscription 'Belvoir/The seat of Lord Dungannon/County Down' (on the mount, lower centre, overmounted) and 'Drawn by my father Lord Mark Kerr in 1805 LLKerr' (on the mount, lower right, overmounted)
pencil and watercolour
4 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. (12.4 x 20.6 cm.) (2)
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Crookshank & Glin, The Watercolours of Ireland, 1994, p. 208.
Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, pp. 148-150, pls. 101-102.
Belvoir Park is situated on the southern banks of the River Lagan at Newtonbreda, just on the outskirts of Belfast.
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