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Hadrian's Villa
Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Hadrian's Villa
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black chalk and stump with white highlights over Graphite
260 x 203 mm
10 1/4 x 8 in.
The featured building is part of Hadrian's Villa - the West Belvedere - and beyond it to the north-east are the Sabine Hills. Above the original Roman brick arcade stands a modern stuccoed farm dwelling, to which access is gained via the wooden staircase visible inside the arcade.
Gloucester 2014 (unnumbered)
Unsigned; no inscription
Pentimenti on roofline
P138C Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery
Pinhole top left; stains top right corner and lower right.