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Title:

Mount Merrion: view near the gothic building of the bay and hill of Howth

Maker:

Ashford, William; draughtsman; British artist, 1746-1824

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

British

Production
Note(s):

part of a portfolio containing 24 views of Lord Fitzwilliam's Mount Merrion Estate, 1806, and two of his house in Richmond; paginated 2-26
four drawings added later (laid down on backing sheets between nos 13-14, 15-16, 16-17, 17-18 - these are not numbered)

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

grey wash; medium; monochrome
paper; support; laid down

Technique
Description:

grey wash on paper laid down on hollow mounts and bound with backing sheets

Dimension(s):

height, 320, mm
width, 430, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Notes:

The book appears to have contained twenty drawings originally, although four more by the same artist were added (xv, xviii, xx, xxii) as well as the two views of Lord Fitzwilliam's Richmond house.

Inscription:

; below; graphite; View near the gothic building of the bay and hill of Howth

Related Object(s):

3933i; Mount Merrion: list of contents
3933ii; Mount Merrion: title page
3933iii; Mount Merrion: list of contents
3933iv; Mount Merrion: plan of Mount Merrion (pag. 3)
3933v; Mount Merrion: frontispiece (pag.4)
3933vi; Mount Merrion: the lodge seen from the lawn (pag. 5)
3933vii; Mount Merrion: the lodge seen from the east advance (pag. 6)
3933viii; Mount Merrion: the lodge seen from the island (pag. 7)
3933ix; Mount Merrion: the stables (pag. 8)
3933x; Mount Merrion: the kitchen garden (pag. 9)
3933xi; Mount Merrion: the lawn seen from the lodge (pag.10)
3933xii; Mount Merrion: the lawn seen from the fir grove (pag. 11)
3933xiii; Mount Merrion: the wood-house on the north terrace (pag. 12)
3933xiv; Mount Merrion: view from the rear of the fir grove (pag. 13)
3933xv; Mount Merrion: view of the fir grove from the west side of the north avenue (no pag)
3933xvi; Mount Merrion: view near the great willow (pag. 14)
3933xvii; Mount Merrion: view from the gate in Owenstown avenue (pag. 15)
3933xviii; Mount Merrion: view of the bay from the upper end of the north avenue
3933xix; Mount Merrion: view near the spring in the warren (pag. 16)
3933xx; Mount Merrion: view of the north terrace from the upper end of the north avenue
3933xxi; Mount Merrion: view near the north terrace of the bay and hill of Howth (pag. 17)
3933xxiii; Mount Merrion: view near Mount Anoillegate (pag. 18)
3933xxiv; Mount Merrion: the gothic building at the end of the north terrace (pag. 19)
3933xxv; Mount Merrion: view from the south side of the fir grove (pag. 20)
3933xxvi; Mount Merrion: view from the rear of the kitchen garden (pag. 21)
3933xxvii; Mount Merrion: view from the rear of the ash grove (pag. 22)
3933xxviii; Mount Merrion: view near the farm (pag. 23)
3933xxix; Mount Merrion: the farm (pag. 24)
3933xxx; Mount Merrion: Lord Fitzwilliam's House at Richmond, fronting the garden (pag. 25)
3933xxxi; Mount Merrion: the rear of Lord Fitzwilliam's house at Richmond green (pag. 26)

Accession:

Object Number: 3933xxii
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 8537; input: 2000-06-27; modified: 2012-04-24)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8537





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