Art Exhibition

Birr Castle Demesne through the Artist’s Eye

Art Exhibition

As part of our 400-year celebrations, Lord and Lady Rosse of Birr Castle are delighted to host the 2020 “Birr Castle Demesne through the Artist’s Eye” exhibition.

Admission to the Exhibition is FREE. All art is for sale and shipping can be organised at an extra cost.

Should you wish to access the Gardens, Telescope and Science Galleries during your visit a valid General Admission ticket will be required.

The Exhibition will run daily from: Sunday 13 September  to December 15 during opening hours.(further updates maybe take place due to current government guidelines) Location: Exhibition Space located beside our reception area of the visitor entrance.

The Exhibition feature landscape, botanical art, and sculptures. Award-winning artists such as Lesley Fennell, Andrea Jameson, Sasha Sykes, Susan Sex, Lynn Stringer, Mary Dillion, Alison Rosse, Patricia Newman, Holly Somerville and Yanny Petters are amongst the artists taking place.

Should you wish to purchase art on line please email: reception@birrcastle.com with your full contact details and the reference number of the art piece you are interested. Shipping costs will be added to the cost of art and passed onto the purchaser.

View our 360 video of the exhibition here

Artist: Lesley Fennell

Title: The Willow Tree

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 57cm (W) x 47cm (H)

Price: €1,700

Reference No.:   27

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Artist: Lesley Fennell

Title: Camellia ‘Maud Messel’

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 40cm (W) x 51cm (H)

Price: €1,200  (SOLD)

Reference No.:   25

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Artist: Yanny Petters

Title: Field of Vision – Pyramidal orchid, Verre Eglomisé

Medium: Painting on glass

Size: 48cm diameter

Price: €3,000

Reference No.:   8

Artist: Yanny Petters

Title: Field of Vision – common spotted orchid, Verre Eglomisé

Medium: Painting on glass

Size: 48cm diameter

Price: €3,000

Reference No.:   9

Artist: Lesley Fennell

Title: The Two Urns

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 35cm (W) x 30cm (H)

Price: €800

Reference No.:   24

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Artist: Lesley Fennell

Title: Rhododendron augustinii

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 51cm (W) x 41cm (H)

Price: €1,200

Reference No.:   26

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Artist: Sasha Sykes

Title: Discoverage

Medium: Flora of Birr, Acrylic, Resin

Size: 127cm (H) x 35cm diameter

Price: POA

Reference No.:   58

Artist: Fionnuala Broughan

Title: Japanese umbrella pine, Sciadopitys verticillata

Medium: Graphite

Size: 83cm (W) x 33cm (H)

Price: €400

Reference No.:   18

Artist: Maria Levinge

Title: The Anne Rosse Seat.

Medium: Oil on Arches paper

Size: 34cm (W) x 40cm (H)

Price: €380

Reference No.:   20

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Artist: Maria Levinge

Title:The Michael Rosse Seat

Medium: Oil on Arches paper

Size: 34cm (W) x 40cm (H)

Price: €380

Reference No.:   21

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Artist: Maria Levinge

Title: Syringa ‘Sensation’ lilac

Medium: Oil on gesso panel

Size: 48cm (W) x 38cm (H)

Price: €700

Reference No.:   22

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Artist: Andrea Jameson

Title: “A Walk in the Park”

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 50cm (W) x 39cm (H)

Price: €520

Reference No.:   29

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Artist: Andrea Jameson

Title:  “By the Lake”

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 85cm (W) x 65cm (H)

Price: SOLD

Reference No.:   3

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Artist: Alison Rosse

Title: The Formal Gardens

Medium: Oil on board

Size: 34cm (W) x 39cm (H)

Price SOLD

Reference No.:   45

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Artist: Barbara Mullarney

Title: Looking up and beyond

Subject: The Great Telescope Building with Birr Castle in the distance

Medium: Print of Hahnemuhle archive paper

Limited Edition of 25

Size: 52cm (W) x 71cm (H)

Price: €250

Reference No.:   31

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Artist: Barbara Mullarney

Title: Pinus sylvestris

Medium: Print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Archival Peper

Limited Edition of 25

Size: 52cm (W) x 71cm (H)

Price: €250

Reference No.:   30

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Artist: John Cullinan

Title: Landscape in the Garden No. 3

Subject: Landscape in the garden

Medium: Oils on Canvas

Size: 93cm (W) x 68cm (H) framed

Price: €800

Reference No.:   14

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Artist: Cathy Callan

Title: Birr Castle Demesne, through the artist’s eye

Medium: Oil on hand-primed linen

Size: 120cm (W) x 100cm (H)

Price: €2,900

Reference No.:   5

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Artist: Rod Coyne

Title: “Birr Castle Keep Gate”

Medium: acrylic paint on water colour paper

Size: 53cm (W) x 73cm (H)

Price: €575

Reference No.:   23

23

Artist: Peter Murray

Title: Tilia ‘Alison Rosse’

Medium: Watercolour

Size: 78cm (W) x 63cm (H) when framed

Price: €750

Reference No.:   33

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Artist: John Cullinan

Title: Landscape in the Garden No. 4

Subject: Landscape in the garden

Medium: Oils on Canvas

Size: 93cm (W) x 68cm (H)

Price:  €800

Reference No.:   15

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Artist: John Cullinan

Title: Landscape artist in the Garden No. 1

Subject: Landscape in the garden

Medium: Oils on Canvas

Size: 93cm (W) x 68cm (H) framed

Price: €3,000

Reference No.:   13

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Artist: Caroline Canning

Title: Cherry Blossom View

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 87cm (W) x 126cm (H)

Price:  €2,500

Reference No.:   11

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Artist: Mary Dillon

Title: Acanthus mollis – wintering out

Medium: Watercolour on paper

Size: 95cm (W) x 76cm (H)

Price €4,500

Reference No.:   50

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Artist: Mary Dillon

Title: ‘In the Pink’ – Eucryphia lucida ‘Pink cloud’

Medium: Watercolour on paper

Size: 42cm (W) x 42cm (H)

Price €650

Reference No.:   49

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Artist: Margareta Pertl

Title: Ehretia dicksonii

Medium: Pencil drawing

Size: 33cm (W) x 42cm (H)

Price:  Reserved

Reference No.:   53

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Artist: Lynn Stringer

Title: Clethra delavayi

Medium: Watercolour and pencil

Size: 58cm (W) x 49cm (H)

Price:  €550

Reference No.:   39

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Artist: Shevaun Doherty

Title: Tilia ‘Alison Rosse’ and the Bees of Birr Castle

Medium: Watercolour on paper

Size: 59cm (W) x 46cm (H)

Price: €2,800 (SOLD)

Reference No.:   44

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Artist: Andrea Jameson

Title:  Fagus sylvatica ‘Aurea Pendula’ by the wooden bridge over Inish Dara

Medium:  Oil on canvas

Size: 56cm (W) x 66cm (H)

Price: SOLD

Reference No.:   4

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Artist: Andrea Jameson

Title: Autumn Colour by the River Garden

Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 85cm (W) x 65cm (H)

Price: SOLD

Reference No.:   1

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Artist: Andrea Jameson

Title: Among the enormous Thuya plicata trees

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 93cm (W) x 67cm (H)

Price:  €1,800

Reference No.:   2

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Artist: Alison Rosse

Title: The Great Telescope in Spring

Medium: Oil on board

Size: 38cm (W) x 33cm (H)

Price €280 (SOLD)

Reference No.:   48

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Artist: Andrea Jameson

Title: The Fernery Waterfall

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Size: 40cm (W) x 45cm (H)

Price €520

Reference No.:   28

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Artist: Alison Rosse

Title: Lake in Winter

Medium: Oil on board

Size: 44cm (W) x 31cm (H)

Price €650

Reference No.:   47

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Artist: Alison Rosse

Title: The Carroll Oak

Medium: Oil on board

Size: 55cm (W) x 36cm (H)

Price: €950

Reference No.:   46

Artist: Lynn Stringer

Title: Tetracentron sinense

Medium: Watercolour

Size: 59cm (W) x 76cm (H)

Price: €750

Reference No.:   40

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Artist: Susan Sex

Title: Paeonia ‘Anne Rosse’

Medium: Watercolour

Size: 95cm (W) x 78cm (H)

Price SOLD

Reference No.:   52

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Artist: Li Qiang

Title: Peony at Mount Palmer

Medium: Water colour

Size: 40cm (W) x 40cm (H)

Price: €400  (SOLD)

Reference No.:   42

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Artist: Li Qiang

Title: Davidia involucrata ‘Birr Gold’

Medium:  Water colour

Size: 40cm (W) x 40cm (H)

Price €400 (SOLD)

Reference No.:   43

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Artist: Holly Somerville

Title: Magnolia delavayi

Medium: watercolour on hot-pressed Saunders Waterford paper

Size: 72cm (W) x 79cm (H)

Price: €975

Reference No.:   16

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Artist: Tara Lanigan-O’Keeffe

Title:  Eucryphia x nymansensis “Nymans Silver”

Medium: Watercolour

Size:  58cm (W) x 53cm (H)

Price SOLD

Reference No.:   10

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Artist: Li Qiang

Title: Cercis canadensis at the acorn bollards

Medium: Watercolour

Size: 40cm (W) x 40cm (H)

Price: €400 (SOLD)

Reference No.:   41

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Artist: Elaine Moore Mackey

Title: Wild fuchsia

Subject:  Fuchsia magellanica var. gracilis, Birr Castle Demesne 2020

Medium: Watercolour and Polychromos pencils

Size: 60cm (W) x 60cm (H)

Price:  €670

Reference No.:   7

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Artist: Elaine Moore Mackey

Title: Birr fuchsias

Subject: Fuchsia excorticata & F. ‘Riccartonii’, Birr Castle Demesne 2019

Medium: Watercolour

Size: 53cm (W) x 44cm (H)

Price: €450

Reference No.:   6

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Artist: Fionnuala Broughan

Title:  The Carroll Oak, Quercus robur

Medium: Graphite

Size: 84cm (W) x 57cm (H)

Price: €650 (SOLD)

Reference No.:   17

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Artist: Martin Lyttle

Title: Spindle bush

Medium: Limestone

Size: 30cm x 25cm

Price: €1,800

Reference No.:   36

Artist: Peter Murray

Title: Birr Castle

Medium: Watercolour

Size: 78cm (W) x 63cm (H)

Price: €900

Reference No.:   34

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Artist: Peter Murray

Title: Rhododendron

Medium:  Ink on paper

Size: 73cm (W) x 52cm (H)

Price: €450

Reference No.:   32

Artist: Barbara Mullarney

Title: Whirlpool Spiral Walk Tilia cordata

Medium: Print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag archival paper

Limited edition of 25

Size: 72cm (W) x 52cm (H)

Price: €250

Reference No.:   51

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Artist: John Cullinan

Title: Landscape in the Garden No. 2

Subject: Landscape in the garden

Medium: Oils on Canvas

Size: 82cm (W) x 71cm (H) framed

Price: €800

Reference No.:   12

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Artist: Martin Lyttle

Title: Tilia ‘Alison Rosse’

Medium Limestone

Size: 26cm (W) x 36cm (H) x 23 (D)

Price €950

Reference No.:   37

Artist: Eileen McDonagh

Title: Thorn of the Cross

Material:  Kilkenny Limestone

Size: 33cm (W) x 19cm (H)

Price:  €1200

Reference No.:   35

Artist: Deirdre Croft

Title: The Enchanted Garden

Medium: This is a high relief ceramic panel mounted on timber

Size: 50cm (W) x 47cm (H)

Price:  €490

Reference No.:   54

Artist: Deirdre Croft

Title: Garden Spirits Holly

Medium: Ceramic

Size: 25cm (W) x 107cm (H)

Price: SOLD

Reference No.:   56

Artist: Deirdre Croft

Title: Garden Spirits Chestnut

Medium: Ceramic

Size: 25cm (W) x 26cm (H)

Price: €195

Reference No.:   57

Artist: Deirdre Croft

Title: Garden Spirits Oak

Medium: Ceramic

Size: 25cm (W) x 26cm (H)

Price: €195

Reference No.:   55

Artist: Shane Jackson

Title: ‘Sheath’

Medium: Bronze and Kilkenny limestone

Size: 12cm (W) x 55cm (H)

Price: €3,800

Reference No.:   19

Artist  Nicola Morrin

Title: Flowers got Fireworks

Medium: Watercolor

Size: 67 cm (w) X 66 cm (h)

Price: €3400

Reference No.:   59

Flowers got Fireworks
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Artist Patricia Elvira Newman

Title:  Magnolia x loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’

Medium: Watercolor

Size: 54 cm (w) X 41 cm (h)

Price: €650

Reference No.:   59