MALEMPRÉ, LOUIS-AUGUSTE *#
- Born: 1825 Died: 1925
French or Belgian-born sculptor, working in London from 1852 or earlier. According to Percy Fitzgerald,(1) Malempré carved an effigy of Viscountess Massereene for the Catholic church at Collon church, Co. Louth.(2)
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(1) Percy H. Fitzgerald, An Output…Being a record of work done during a long and busy life , ?.
(2) Louisa, wife of the tenth viscount died on 10 May 1874; however Rowan and Casey identify the subject as Percy Fitzgerald's wife, Dorcas, eldest daughter of the tenth viscount, who died in 1876 (The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 219).
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|Building:||CO. LOUTH, COLLON, CHURCH (RC)|
|Nature:||Effigy of Viscountess Massereene (Fitzgerald) (but subject identified by Rowan & Casey as Fitzgerald's wife Dorcas(d.1876), eldest daughter of tenth viscount.)|
|Refs:||Percy H. Fitzgerald, An Output…Being a record of work done during a long and busy life , ?; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 219|