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Italian Landscape: A Man seated under a Tree
Private Collection, England / Photograph by John Hammond
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Italian Landscape: A Man seated under a Tree
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black chalk and stump, heightened with white, on brownish paper
248 x 394 mm
9 3/4 x 15 1/2 in.
Private Collection, England
BB50
D210
Between trees runs a stretch of water with buildings on the right and a village on the far bank. On the left a man sits under a tree.
Brighton 1920; London 1934 (1136 - Italian Landscape); Exeter 1946 (8 - Landscape, probably in the Campagna); London 1968 (661); London 1969 (168)
Benjamin Booth; his son, the Revd R.S. Booth; his sisters, Elizabeth Booth and Marianne Booth, later Lady Ford; thence by descent
Unsigned; no inscription
[1] Inscription in pencil by Benjamin Booth: Richard Wilson mounted for me by A. Robertson [?] 88. B.B.
Commemorative Catalogue 1934 (582); Walpole Society 1998-I, p. 21, BB50