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Studies & Designs: Villa Vilsoniania
The Trustees of the British Museum
John Whessell (c.1760-1806) after Wilson
Studies & Designs: Villa Vilsoniania
Published 1811
Soft-ground etching, with etching
173 x 227 mm
6 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.
1863,1114.244
E60/33
View of a villa on a wooded hillside overlooking water, with a figure on the path leading up to it from the left foreground - all within an etched rectangular border
Lettered below the image with the title and 'Wilson del | Whessell Sc'
The inscription may identify one of the buildings shown, probably the most prominent one in the centre, as a real or imagined residence of Wilson's.
D53/7 Studies and Designs done in Rome in the Year 1752, p. 7, Victoria & Albert Museum, London