Bust of James Corry (Jnr) by Thomas Kirk

Thomas Kirk was the leading Irish sculptor at the beginning of the nineteenth century whose reputation was established by the statue of Nelson in O'Connell Street (now Sackville Street).

Details

Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
68 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Bell Gallery

James Corry was born in Dublin, and lived there while Secretary to the Irish Linen Board from 1796-1828. He wielded considerable power for the benefit of Ireland's major industry, and his many reports give invaluable information on this subject.

Provenance

The Bell Gallery.

Venue details

Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum Market Square, LISBURN County Antrim BT28 1AG 028 9266 3377 www.lisburnmuseum.com

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sat, 9.30am – 5pm

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