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James Hore

The Four Courts, Dublin, from the Quay; The Phoenix Park in the Distance

Property from The O’Brien Collection, U.S.A

James Hore

James Hore

The Four Courts, Dublin, from the Quay; The Phoenix Park in the Distance

The Four Courts, Dublin, from the Quay; The Phoenix Park in the Distance

Property from The O’Brien Collection, U.S.A

James Hore

fl.1828-1837

The Four Courts, Dublin, from the Quay; The Phoenix Park in the Distance


oil on canvas

unframed: 40.5 by 56cm., 16 by 22in.

framed: 58 by 73cm.; 22¾ by 28¾in.

Executed in 1837. 

Canvas has been lined (original inscription verso is no longer visible). There are some areas of craquelure in the sky which appear stable. Also some minor spots of surface dirt near the upper right corner; otherwise the work appears in good overall condition. UV light reveals areas of retouching in the sky, also by the lower right edge, two small spots in the river and also in the lower left corner. Held in a gilt moulded frame. Please contact charlie.minter@sothebys.com if you have further questions about the present work.


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Cynthia O'Connor & Co., Dublin, 1976;
Sale, Adam's, Dublin, 25 March 1992, lot 72;
Sale, Sotheby's, London, A Living Legacy: Irish Art from the Collection of Brian P. Burns, 21 November 2018, lot 19, where acquired by the present owner
Dr. Michael Wynne, 'James Hore, Gentleman View Painter', Irish Arts Review, vol.2, no.1, Spring 1985
London, Royal Academy, 1837, no.482;
Boston, Boston College Museum of Art, America’s Eye: Irish Paintings from the Collection of Brian P. Burns, 26 January - 19 May 1996, no.25, illustrated p.103, with tour to Dublin, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, 19 June - 25 August 1996 and New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, 25 September 1997 - 4 January 1998;
Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum, A Century of Irish Painting: Selections from the Brian P. Burns Collection, 3 March - 29 April 2007, illustrated p.70;
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, 17 March - 7 June 2015, no.69, illustrated p.70, fig.12