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Untitled (Lake and Castle)
National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Thomas Hastings after Wilson
Untitled (Lake and Castle)
Published December 1821
Etching on India paper laid down
230 x 290 mm (sheet size)
9 1/16 x 11 3/8 in. (sheet size)
NMW A 5987
A landscape with a lake and buildings on a hilltop on the shore in the centre background. A man reclines cross-legged under trees in the foreground left with a large basket on his arm.
Given by Major F. Treharne James, 1917
Lettered below the image: 'The Original is in the Possession of Lady Ford', production details and publication line: 'Painted by R. Wilson | 1772 | Etched by THastings | and published Decr 1821'
[1] Pencil, lower edge, centre, inverted; 142/24
[2] Pencil, lower edge, right: NMWA 5987
[1] Pencil, lower right: 17.84
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Richard Wilson, Lake and Castle ('Villa Adriana'), location unknown (Ford sale, Christie's, 14 June 1929 (17), bt Agnew; R.W. Lloyd in 1953)
WGC, p. 205 under pl. 85a; Yule 2015, pp. 60 & 69
Needs surface clean