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View on the River Dee, near Eaton Hall
The Trustees of the British Museum
John Young after Wilson
View on the River Dee, near Eaton Hall
Image size: 48 x 75 mm
Image size: 1 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.
Landscape with a river flowing diagonally from the left and a framing tree on the right
Bought through Edward Daniell, 53 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, London, 1863
Lettered above the image, centre: 'No. 12', and top right corner of sheet: 'PLATE 5'
Lettered below the image:'GROSVENOR GALLERY | WILSON.'
D354 The Banks of the River Dee near Eaton Hall Cheshire, Art Institute of Chicago, Leonora Hall Gurley Collection
E25 Thomas Morris after Wilson, The Banks of the River Dee near Eaton, Cheshire, The British Museum and other impressions
P86 The River Dee near Eaton Hall, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Birmingham and other versions
An outline illustration from John Young's A Catalogue of Pictures at Grosvenor House, 1821. The wording 'Grosvenor Gallery' did not appear in the original publication.
John Young, A Catalogue of the Pictures at Grosvenor House, London, 1821, p. 5, no. 12
John Young (1755-1825) was a publisher, printer, mezzotinter and etcher. A pupil of J.R.Smith. he was Engraver in Mezzotinto to the Prince of Wales from 1789, Keeper of the British Institution from about 1813 and Secretary of the Artists' Benevolent Fund. His address is recorded as 65 Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square (1817-1823).