Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, STATUE OF GEORGE II
|Name:||NOST, JOHN (VAN) *|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, STATUE OF GEORGE II|
|Nature:||Bronze equestrian statue on high pedestal. King sits to JVN in 1754; model cast by 1756; statue unveiled 2 Jan 1758. (Pedestal designed by Joseph Jarratt?) Destroyed by land mine, 12 May 1937.|
Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 29 Jun-2 Jul 1754, 10-13 Aug 1754, 17-20 May 1755, 16-20 Mar 1756; W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), II, 480-481; E. McParland, 'A note on George II and St Stephen's Green', Eighteenth Century Ireland II (1987), 187-195(illus.); Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 12,236,Figs. 4,314.