WYATT, MATTHEW COTES *#
- Born: 1777 Died: 1862
Sculptor, decorative painter and developer, of London, for whom see Oxford DNB, Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851 (revised edition, 1968), 446-448, and Derek Linstrum, Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: the Wyatt family (1974), 17-18, which includes the Wyatt family tree. Matthew Cotes Wyatt was the third son of JAMES WYATT and a younger brother of BENJAMIN DEAN WYATT . In Ireland he designed and executed a memorial to Isaac Corry (d. 1813) in Newry church.(1) He also designed the panelled walls and pelmet cornices in the drawing room at Kilruddery, Co. Wicklow, in a Louix XV revival style in 1827 or 1828.(2) Either he or his brother Benjamin is most likely to be the 'Mr Wyatt' who submitted a design for the Wellington Testimonial in Dublin in 1814.(3)
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
(1) Gunnis, op. cit., 448; Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 88.
(2) Designs signed Matt. Wyatt, Junr, in collection of Earl of Meath, Kilruddery.
(3) NA/SPO, 'OP not extant' (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44).
2 work entries listed in chronological order for WYATT, MATTHEW COTES *#
|Building:||CO. DOWN, NEWRY, ST MARY STREET, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)|
|Nature:||Monument to Isaac Corry.|
|Refs:||Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851 (revised edition, 1968), 448; Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 88.|
|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, KILRUDDERY|
|Nature:||Panelled walls and pelmet cornices in drawing room in a Louix XV revival style. For 10th Earl of Meath.|
|Refs:||Designs signed Matt. Wyatt, Junr, in collection of Earl of Meath, Kilruddery.|