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The Trustees of the British Museum
Samuel William Reynolds after Wilson
Published 2 April 1824
189 x 237 mm
7 7/16 x 9 5/16 in.
Extensive landscape, with a group of figures on a high bank in the foreground. A couple can be seen dancing, a man is playing the flute, another man is seated on the grass and a woman holding a child is standing among them. There are trees on the left and right and a view of a long stretch of a river, with a bridge and mountains in the background seen against an evening sky.
Bought from Miss Constance A. Goodrich, Prospect Villa, Central Hill, Upper Norwood, 1882
Lettered below the image with the title ('Evening.') and 'From a picture in the possession of Frederick Perkins Esqr. | Gems of Art, Plate 12' published April 2nd. 1824. by W B Cooke 9 Soho Square'; production details: 'Painted by R. Wilson R.A.' 'Engraved by S.W. Reynolds'
E73 Samuel William Reynolds after Wilson, Morning, The British Museum
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P177 Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782), River Mouth with Peasants Dancing (Mediterranean Coastal Landscape at Dusk), Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Neue Pinakothek, Munich
P177A Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782), River Mouth with Peasants Dancing, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
P177F Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782), River Mouth with Peasants dancing ('Evening'), Private Collection
Plate 12 of Gems of Art: Forming a Choice Collection Engraved from Pictures of Acknowledged Excellence, Beauty, & Variety, Painted by Esteemed Masters of All Ages and Countries', published by William Bernard Cooke, 9, Soho Square, in 1824.
A. Whitman, Samuel William Reynolds, 1903, p. 122, cat. 464, II
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