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Maecenas' Villa at Tivoli
The Trustees of the British Museum
Robert Brandard after Wilson
Maecenas' Villa at Tivoli
c. 1836 (undated)
Etching and engraving
211 x 271 mm
8 5/16 x 10 5/8 in.
1861,1214.13
E79/2
Landscape with two women beside a stream in the foreground, one kneeling to fill a vessel. There is antique masonry and a large boulder to their right and a waterfall and prominent antique buildings on a densely forested slope behind.
Bought from Willis & Sotheran, The Piazza, Covent Garden, London, 1861
Lettered below the image with the title, 'From the original Picture by Wilson in | The National Gallery. | No. 10.'; production detail: 'Engraved by R. Brandard' and publication line: 'Jones & Co. Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square, London.'
D260 Villa of Maecenas, Tate, London
E72/7 Thomas Hastings after Wilson, The Villa of Maecenas, The British Museum
E77 John Le Keux after Wilson, Maecenas' Villa at Tivoli, National Museum Wales, Cardiff
P71 Distant View of Maecenas' Villa, Tivoli, Tate, London
P71B Distant View of Maecenas' Villa, Tivoli, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
P71C Distant View of Maecenas' Villa, Tivoli (Tivoli, Villa of Maecenas), Private Collection, England
P71D Distant View of Maecenas' Villa, Tivoli, Lady Lever Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool
This print is after P71 Distant view of Maecenas' Villa, Tivoli, Tate, London. It forms part of a series illustrating the collection of the National Gallery published in a catalogue by Jones & Co in 1836.
Anon: The National Gallery of Pictures by the Great Masters, presented by Individuals or purchased by Grant of Parliament, 1836, vol. 1, no. 10; R. K. Engen, Dictionary of Victorian Engravers, Print Publishers and their Works, 1979, pp. 32-33.
Robert Brandard (1805-1862) was a landscape engraver, etcher, lithographer, miniature painter and watercolourist. Brother of Edward and John Brandard, he left Birmingham to study with Edward Goodall in London and is primarily known for his metal engraved plates in Turner's Picturesque Views in England and Wales. He occasionally exhibited watercolours at the Royal Academy, British Institution, Suffolk Street Gallery and New Watercolour Society.
05/02/2018