Lady Margaret Butler / Lowry-Corry (1748–1775), as Diana

Robert Hunter (Ulster 1750 – Dublin 1803)
National Trust Inventory Number 227694

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1771 - circa 1772
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1257 x 1003 mm (49 ½ x 39 ½ in)
Place of origin
Collection Castle Coole, County Fermanagh
On show at Castle Coole, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Lady Margaret Butler / Lowry-Corry (1748–1775), as attendees by Robert Hunter (Ulster 1750 – Dublin 1803). A three-quarter-length portrait, of the daughter of the 1st Earl of Carrick and first wife of 1st Earl of Belmore, to the left, standing in a landscape, as Diana. She wears a pinkish dress and blue cloak, and holds a spear in her right hand; under her left, a dog.


On loan from John, Earl of Belmore

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: 19th Century label on back of frame: No.16 / Lady Margaret Lowry Corry / wife of A L Corry / afterwards 1st Earl of Belmore / died 1777

Makers and roles

Robert Hunter (Ulster 1750 – Dublin 1803), artist


Crookshank 2002: Anne Crookshank and The Knight of Glin, Ireland’s Painters, 1660–1940, New Haven & London, 2002, p.95

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Subjects Lady Margaret Butler, Lady Amar Lowry-Corry (1748-1775) (3)
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Record Status


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