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Landscape Study: A Lake and Boaters with Trees and Rocks
National Museum Wales, Cardiff
John Whessell (c.1760-1806) after Wilson
Landscape Study: A Lake and Boaters with Trees and Rocks
Published 1811
Soft-ground etching on India laid paper
96 x 145 mm
3 3/4 x 5 5/8 in.
NMW A 10982
E60/7A
Thomas Henry Thomas Bequest 1916
Lettered below the image: 'Wilson del | Whessell Sc'
[1] Lower centre, pencil: 5
D53/5 Studies and Designs done in Rome in the Year 1752, p. 5
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. 5 (D53/5). In 1811 the etchings were published by the Oxford-based publisher, Robert Archer in more than one format.
16.182
Archer 1811, p. 5
Proof state