William O'Mulligan Egan, Sculptor

(fl. c. 1595)


From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was the carver of the tomb of Oliver Plunket (d. 1581), and his wife Elizabeth (d. 1595), at Clonebraney, Co. Meath. The tomb is carved in panels with the emblems of the Crucifixion and shields of arms. At one end is a representation of Hell, an open-mouthed dragon swallowing the souls of the wicked which are pushed down his throat by St. Michael. The sculptor records his name, William Omuoll Egan mason wroght these Stons.

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