The Lake at Mount Stewart with Tir Nan Og

Maurice Canning Wilks (Belfast 1910 - Belfast 1984)
National Trust Inventory Number 1219962

Category Paintings
Date 1956
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 622 x 749 mm (24 1/2 x 29 1/2 in)
Place of origin Greyabbey
Collection Mount Stewart, County Down (Accredited Museum)
On show at Mount Stewart, County Down, Northern Ireland, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, The Lake at Mount Stewart with Tir Nan Og, by Maurice Canning Wilks (Belfast 1910 - Belfast 1984), signed MAURICE C. WILKS. A view of the lake and gardens at Mount Stewart, with Tir Nan Og visible among the trees in the distance, and a boat in the left foreground.

Provenance

On loan to the National Trust from Lady Mairi Bury (1921-2009) 1976, then accepted by HM Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the National Trust, 2013.

Marks and inscriptions

Bottom right: MAURICE C. WILKS.

Makers and roles

Maurice Canning Wilks (Belfast 1910 - Belfast 1984), artist

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Place of origin Greyabbey (2)
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Category Paintings (12562)
Collection Mount Stewart, County Down (Accredited Museum) (5082)
Periods 20th century (173066)
Maker Maurice Canning Wilks (Belfast 1910 - Belfast 1984) (1)
Subjects National Trust Places (622)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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