William Kidwell

Life
1662-1736; b. Weybridge, Surrey, 27 April 1662; worked as a sculptor in Ireland, 1711-35; much occupied on chimneypieces and architectural ornaments; his funerary ports. incl. a baroque monument to Sir Donal O’Brien at Kilnasoolagh, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare; d. 1736, Dublin.

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Reference
Grove's Dictionary of Art
: ‘The monument to William Ponsonby, Viscount Duncannon (d.1724; Fiddown, Co. Kilkenny), is an early and remarkably pure example of an architectural wall tablet in the Palladian style, although that to Garret Wesley (d1728; Laracor, Co. Meath) suggests that Kidwell remained faithful to Baroque conventions ...’ [See online.]

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