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The Angler
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
The Angler
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black chalk, on pink-brown paper
144 x 208 mm
5 11/16 x 8 3/16 in.
1881,0212.45
D147
In the foreground a fisherman is seated on a fallen trunk on the edge of a lake near a tree in leaf. In the distance two boats may be seen and on the further shore of the lake stands a ruined tower with a mountain behind.
London 1949 (114b)
Given by John Deffett Francis, February 1881
Binyon 52(b)