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Lot 177: Henry Calton Maguire (1790-1854) THE RUINS OF AN ABBEY (A PAIR)
24 October 2016
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Description: one signed in pencil lower right; with provenance on reverse
Of equal size, framed uniformly.
Maguire was born in Cavan in 1790. He went early in life to London, where he worked both as a painter and a writer. He was for many years editor of The Connoisseur and the Journal of the Fine Arts. He died in October or November, 1854. See Strickland Vol. II., p.85.
The National Portrait Gallery, London includes three lithographs by the artist of Paul John Bedford; John Lawrence Toole, General Tom Thumb and Agnes Elsworthy.
'The Irish Sale', Sotheby's, 22 May 1997, lot 193;
Dimensions: h:8 w:12in.
Artist or Maker: Henry Calton Maguire (1790-1854)