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La Riccia (Ariccia)
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
La Riccia (Ariccia)
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black chalk and stump on blue-grey laid paper
280 x 421 mm
11 x 16 9/16 in.
In a wooded landscape outside a hill town three pilgrims are visiible in the lower right corner, the two more prominent ones a man and a woman
Exeter 1946 (11 - La Riccia); London, Royal Academy 1953, Drawings by Old Masters, (488 - Ariccia); Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, November-February 1967-68, Gainsborough and the Gainsboroughesque,no. 16
Paul Sandby; Gilbert Davis; Spink & Son, London; purchased by the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 9 June 1949
Inscribed upper right in black ink: La Riccia
[1] Lower left corner: Paul Sandby (Lugt 2112)
[1] Lower centre in an old hand [Farington's?], pencil: Wilson
Solkin 1978, p. 405, pl. 18b
Good condition overall