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View of St Peter's from the Palace of the Caesars, with the Circus Maximus below
The Art Institute of Chicago, The Leonora Gurley Memorial
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
View of St Peter's from the Palace of the Caesars, with the Circus Maximus below
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black chalk on blue laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper
172 x 250 mm
6 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.
1922.1678
D204
Dr Ridley, Croydon; Sotheby's, 2 April 1912; Leonora Gurley; acquired by the Art Institute, 1922
Unsigned; no inscription
[1] Recto lower right corner: Leonora Gurley
On secondary support:
[1] Upper centre in old hand: No. 30
[2] Upper left, ink in reverse from recto and vertical, an illegible initial and name
[3] Centre, stamped: LEONORA HALL GURLEY / MEMORIAL COLLECTION
[4] Lower right, sale stamp: Coll. of DR RIDLEY of / CROYDON, ENG. SOTHEBY'S / SALE, APRIL 2, 1912
[1] Lower centre: quite nice - AMH
D298The Vatican and Environs, present location unknown
D311 View of St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
E59 Samuel Middiman after Wilson, View of Rome, The British Museum
E59A Samuel Middiman after Wilson, View of Rome, The British Museum
E59B Samuel Middiman after Wilson, View of Rome, The British Museum
P57 Rome: St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Tate, London
P57A St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Rome, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
A drawing taken quickly on the spot as an aide-memoire.
Good condition overall, but discolouring at the edges, probably where the paper was laid down. Repaired damage upper left.