Armar Lowry-Corry, 1st Earl Belmore (1740 1802)

Robert Hunter (Ulster 1750 – Dublin 1803)
National Trust Inventory Number 227696

Category Paintings
Date circa 1771
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, Armar Lowry-Corry, 1st Earl Belmore (1740 1802) by Robert Hunter (Ulster 1750 – Dublin 1803), circa 1771. A three-quarter-length portrait, to right, standing, leaning against a bank, wearing a green coat, white stock and buff-coloured, gold-frogged waistcoat, a whip in his right hand, a hat in his left. He commissioned the building of Castle Coole from the architect, James Wyatt and for whom the house was built between 1789 and 1795.

Provenance

On loan from the Earl of Belmore

Marks and inscriptions

Verso:

Makers and roles

Robert Hunter (Ulster 1750 – Dublin 1803), artist

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Record Status

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