London: Alec Tiranti, 1967. First edition. Boards. Small quarto, pp. 124, plus 173 full page b/w plates. Several color plates tipped-in to the text. Index, notes, appendix of Dublin Plasterers. Near Fine in Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Item #20723
Contrary to the widely held belief that the art of stucco decoration in Ireland was mainly the work of foreigners, this sensitive and scholarly study proves the existence in Dublin of several generations of skilled artificers who had practiced their craft from an early date. The first authoritative and richly illustrated publication covering the elegance of Rococo plasterwork in Dublin.