Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY (PROPOSED)

Name: LUTYENS, EDWIN LANDSEER #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY (PROPOSED)
Date: 1912
Nature: Second proposal by EL for gallery in form of bridge over the Liffey on site of Halfpenny Bridge rejected by Corporation.
Refs: Design in Victoria & Albert Museum, RIBA Drawings Collection PA1601/LUT[63](1-10) and letter in RIBA Archive LuE/33/5/11, see British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/ (last visited May 2009) and Margaret Richardson, Catalogue of the Drawings collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: Edwin Lutyens (1973), 19,fig. 47;  IB 54, 7 Dec 1912, 682(illus.); 66, 4 Oct 1924, 846;  Weekly Irish Times, 28 Jun 1913;  Building News 105, 4,11 Jul 1913, 6-7(illus.),43; Colin Amery & Margaret Richardson, eds., Lutyens (Arts Council, 1981), 127 (Cat. no. 127); for an account of this proposed commission see Sheila Carden, 'Alderman Tom Kelly and the Municipal Gallery', Dublin Historical Record 54, no. 2 (Autumn, 2001), 116-138.

Name: LUTYENS, EDWIN LANDSEER #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY (PROPOSED)
Date: 1912
Nature: Proposal for new art gallery on St Stephen's Green by EL rejected by Corporation.
Refs: RA 1913, no. 1660; Margaret Richardson, Catalogue of the Drawings collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: Edwin Lutyens (1973), 19; Colin Amery & Margaret Richardson, eds., Lutyens (Arts Council, 1981), 127 (Cat. no. 127)

Name: O'ROURKE, HORACE TENNYSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY (PROPOSED)
Date: 1913
Nature: Sketch proposal for gallery on island in middle of river.
Refs: Irish Architect & Building Trades Journal, 30 Aug 1913, 378,383, cited by Sean Rothery, Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940 (1991), 50.