Contributor biographical information for Irish furniture : woodwork and carving in Ireland from the earliest times to the Act of Union / by the Knight of Glin & James Peill ; with photography by James Fennell & Dara McGrath ; and a dictionary of Irish furniture-makers by John Rogers.


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Desmond FitzGerald, Knight of Glin, is president of the Irish Georgian Society, a governor of the National Gallery of Ireland, and Doctor in Letters Honoria Causa of Trinity College Dublin. He is coauthor with Anne Crookshank of Ireland’s Painters, 1600-1940, published by Yale University Press. He lives in Glin Castle, County Limerick. James Peill is a director of Christie’s, where he is a specialist in the Furniture Department. He lives in New York City.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Furniture -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century.
Furniture -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Wood-carving -- Ireland -- History -- 17th century.
Wood-carving -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.