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Castell Dinas Bran, Wales
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Castell Dinas Bran, Wales
c.1770 (undated)
Graphite and black chalk with brown wash on medium, cream, moderately textured laid paper mounted on thick, cream, moderately textured laid paper
291 x 454 mm
11 7/16 x 17 7/8 in.
B1977.14.4362
D374
Benjamin Booth; thence by descent to Mrs Richard Ford (1951)
Unsigned; inscribed verso
[1] Graphite, centre: 'Paul Sandby mounted this drawing of Wils [...] for me December 1789 B.B.'
[2] Brown ink centre: 'Wilson'
[3] Brown ink, lower centre: 'Marianne Ford'
D374A Dinas Bran and Llangollen, National Museum Wales, Cardiff
P165 Dinas Bran from Llangollen - I, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, New Haven
P165A Dinas Bran from Llangollen - I (Lake Scene with Mountains), Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
P165B Ascribed to Wilson, Castell Dinas Bran, Llangollen (Dinas Bran from Llangollen - I), Ferens Art Gallery: Hull Museums
P167 Wilson and later intervention, Dinas Bran Castle, near Llangollen - II, National Museum Wales, Cardiff
P167A Wilson and later intervention, Castell Dinas Bran from Llangollen, The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
This is the latest in the small series of Britsh drawings by Wilson. Paul Sandby probably added the trees on the right as they are drawn on a separate sheet of paper. The drawing was used for P165 Dinas Bran from Llangollen - I, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Object ID: 14186
Pennant 1784, vol. 1, pp. 297-98; Bury 1947, pl. 45; Ford 1951, pp. 38, 63, no. 77
Dimensions in mount: 330 x 498 mm (13 x 19 5/8 in.)