Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO

Name: CHAMBERS, WILLIAM (SIR) #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO
Date: 1758-76
Nature: Casino, for 1st Earl of Charlemont: 'the perfect expression of Chambers's creative ability in small-scale design' (Harris)
Refs: Plan & elevation, formerly in collection of Sir Albert Richardson, acquired by OPW at Christie's sale, 30 Nov 1983 (Lot 14); plans in V & A Drawings Collection, 3342 Q2c, 3343 Q2c, 3344 Q2c, 3346 Q2c; RA 1773, no. 47; Wiilliam Chambers, A Treatise on the decorative part of Civil Architecture (3rd. edn., 1791), 136(illus.)(also illustrated in 1st and 2nd editions);  H.G. Leask, 'The Casino, Marino: national monument', JRIAI (1934), 18-24; John Harris, Sir William Chambers (London, 1970), 42-45,67,174,205, Pls.50-54,84, Fig.2; John Redmill & Ian C. Bristow, 'The Casino at Marino, Dublin', Transactions of the Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings 9 (1984), 29-44; David Newman Johnson, 'The Casino at Marino', Irish Arts Review 1, no. 3 (Autumn 1984), 18-23; T. Austin Dunphy, 'The Casino. The Casino at Marino', RIAI Bulletin 52 (June-July 1985), 27-30; John Cornforth, 'The Casino at Marino, Dublin', Country Life 183, 4,11 Feb 1988, 70-73,94-97 Sean O'Reilly, The Casino at Marino (Dublin, OPW, 1991);  Christine Casey, .‘Newly discovered building accounts for Charlemont House and the Casino at Marino’, Apollo 140 (1999), 42 - 50;  Christine Casey, 'Boiseries, bankers and bills:  a tale of Charlemont and Whaley' in M. McCarthy, ed., Lord Charlemont and His Circle (2001), 47-59(illus.);   John Redmill, 'The buildings of William Chambers in Dublin' in M. McCarthy, op. cit., 154-159(illus.);  Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008) 242. 

Name: CHAMBERS, WILLIAM (SIR) #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO
Date: 1758ca-1775
Nature: Alts. & adds. and 'Dragon' gates.  Design for gate piers published by Chambers in Treatise (Designs for Gates & Piers, no. 1) used by him for the Malahide Road gate. For lst Earl of Charlemont. 
Refs: William Chambers, A Treatise on the decorative part of civil architecture (1st edn., 1759), plate facing p. 63, no. 1;  Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008) , 242;  John Harris, Sir William Chambers (London, 1970), 66 n.12,34,42

Name: VIERPYL, SIMON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO
Date: 1758p;1768
Nature: Clerk of works for erection of Casino to designs by William Chambers,in progress in 1758/9, and of Dragon Gates to designs by G.B.Cipriani, 1768.. For James Caulfield, 1st Earl of Charlemont.
Refs: Wiilliam Chambers, A Treatise on the decorative part of Civil Architecture (3rd. edn., 1791), 136;  W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), II, 489; John Harris, Sir William Chambers (1970), 205.

Name: MUNTZ, JOHANN HEINRICH #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO
Date: 1762;1768
Nature: Plans for 'Egyptian' Room for 1st Viscount Charlemont, 1762. Further unspecified designs, 1768.
Refs: Drawings in Lewis-Walpole Library, Farmington, Connecticut; Teresa S. Watts, 'The life and work of Johann Heinrich Muntz', unpublished Ph.D. thesis for the University of Toronto, pp. 55-58; repr. M. McCarthy, The Origins of the Gothic Revival (1987), 714;  Ruth Musielak (ed. Rose Anne White),Charlemont's Marino: portrait of a landscape (Dublin: Office of Public Works, 2014), 47-56.

Name: CIPRIANI, GIOVANNI BATTISTA #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO
Date: 1767-8
Nature: Designed statues of Apollo, Venus, Bacchus and Ceres on building. Also designed dragons for Chambers's gate piers.  For 1st Earl of Charlemont.
Refs: Undated designs for statues of gods sold Christie's Auction No. 5688, Old Master and Early British Drawings and Watercolours, 12 Jul 2012, Lot 113;  Edward Croft-Murray, Decorative Painting in England 1537-1837 (1962,1970), II, 186; William Laffan and Kevin V. Mulligan, 'Accommodating the 'graces of sculpture':  drawings by Giovanni Battista Cipriani for the attic statuary of the Casino at Marino', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 16 (2013), 144-160 (illus.).

Name: PETERS, MATTHEW
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD, MARINO
Date: ?
Nature: MP consulted about building of stove and walks for 2nd Earl of Charlemont.
Refs: Ray Desmond, Dictionary of British & Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (1994), 549