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Studies & Designs: A House on a Seashore with a Tower in the Distance
National Museum Wales, Cardiff
John Whessell (c.1760-1806) after Wilson
Studies & Designs: A House on a Seashore with a Tower in the Distance
Published 1811
Soft-ground etching on India laid paper
97 x 145 mm
3 13/16 x 5 5/8 in.
NMW A 10980
E60/6A
View of a small house with a tall chimney standing to the left of a seashore with a tower visible in the distance
Thomas Henry Thomas Bequest 1916
Lettered below the image: 'Wilson del | Whessell Sc Oxon'
[1] Lower centre, pencil: 6
D53/10 Studies and Designs done in Rome in the Year 1752, p. 10
From a set of small soft-ground etchings by Whessell made after Wilson's drawings in a sketchbook at the Victoria & Albert Museum (D53-D53/81). The present one is taken from p. 10 (D53/10). In 1811 the etchings were published by the Oxford-based publisher, Robert Archer in more than one format.
16.182
Archer 1811, p. 6
Proof state