14 May 2004
Thomas Walmsley (1763-1806)
View near Kenmare, Co. Kerry
inscribed 'View Near Kenmare Co Kerry' and with a further inscription 'View Near Kenmare [?] Kerry/By, Walmsley' (on the reverse)
17 5/8 x 22 5/8 in. (44.8 x 57.5 cm.)
with Grace Pym Gallery, Dublin, 1979, where purchased by the present owners.
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Thomas Walmsley returned to Ireland in 1788 and worked as a scene painter in the Crow Theatre, Dublin. After 1790 he was based in London, but returned frequently to Ireland to paint.
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