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Landscape Sketch with Temple
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Landscape Sketch with Temple
c.1754 (undated)
Black and white chalk on blue-green paper
145 x 215 mm
5 11/16 x 8 1/2 in
1864,0309.327
D252/2
A road winds away to distant hills, with trees in the foreground to the left and right. Beyond is a bridge over a river and on the right there is a temple.
Donated by William Hookham Carpenter, March 1864
Unsigned; no inscription
D252/1 At a River's Mouth, The British Museum
The recto of this drawing is D252/1 At a River's Mouth. The styles and techniques of the recto and verso are noticeably different from each other. Both have the same British Museum accession number.
Binyon 14
Foxing on both sides
27/05/2016