This important early view of Howth was painted by William Jones in 1745. An engraving by Giles King is dedicated to William St. Lawrence, 14th Baron Howth (1688-1748) whose house can be seen on the left side of Howth on the horizon. Literature, A Dictionary of Irish Artists, 1913, Vol. 1, p. 565. Anne Crookshank and the Knight of Glin, The Painters of Ireland c. 1660-1920 p. 62, ills pl. 46
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