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Artists sketching on a River Bank
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Artists sketching on a River Bank
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black chalk with white chalk on blue-green paper
270 x 395 mm
10 5/8 x 15 9/16 in.
A river winds between wooded hills into the right foreground. On the left, two artists sit on the bank sketching before two trees, between whose trunks stands a third figure.
Presented by John Deffett Francis, February 1881
Unsigned; no inscription
Verso invisible - paper laid down
Binyon 10; Solkin 1978, pp. 410-11, 414
Some bad staining and some flattened creasing