Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MESPIL ROAD, MESPIL HOUSE

Name: CRAMILLION, BARTHELEMY *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MESPIL ROAD, MESPIL HOUSE
Date: 1758ca?
Nature: 3 rococo ceilings and wall ornaments attr. to Cramillion by J. McDonnell. For Dr Edward Barry.  ('The Four Seasons presided over by Jupiter' moved to  Aras and Uachtarain after demolition of Mespil House, 1951; 'Minerva introduucing the Arts to Hibernia',  another ceiling and ceiling of bow window moved to SE range of Dublin Castle in 1960s.) .
Refs: Joseph McDonnell, Irish eighteenth-century Stuccowork and its European Sources (1991), 13,25-26, pls.116-125; see also M. Girouard, 'Belvedere House, Co. Westmeath - II', Country Life 129, 29 Jun 1961, 1539;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 293-4,353.