William Roe (d1847) Irish Views of Cork City and environs Pencil on paper, sizes up to 13" x 21" (33 x 53cm) (7) Signed, titled and dated 1837-8. Seven framed sheets each with between two and four views of Cork City and its environs. Provenance: Collection Count Plunkett. By descent from the grandmother of the current owner. Published: The Capuchin Annual, 1941, pps.158-170.
Born in Dublin, William Roe moved to Cork in 1835. He lived at 78 Grand Parade and sent sketches of Irish life and landscapes and portraits to the Royal Hibernian Academy for exhibition. Works by him were hung in the Cork exhibition of 1852.