The Casino at Marino, Dublin by William Ashford

The Casino was built by Sir William Chambers in 1769 in the grounds of the first Earl of Charlemont's villa of Marino at Clontarf on the outskirts of Dublin.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
62 x 96 cm
Art Fund grant:
£350 ( Total: £650)
Acquired in:
1963
Vendor:
Maas Gallery

Chambers had built the Earl's town house in Dublin in 1763. William Ashford was born at Birmingham but worked a great deal in Ireland, where he painted numerous topographical views and landscapes, particularly of the locality around Dublin.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

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