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A Ruin by the Sea
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
A Ruin by the Sea
c.1752 (undated)
Black chalk
117 x 229 mm
4 5/8 x 9 in.
A ruined rampart in the foreground projects from the right into the sea or lake. There are two figures on the ruin looking down on a bather emerging from the water. Boats and a tower on a mole can be seen beyond.
Given by John Deffett Francis, February 1881
Unsigned; no inscription
Binyon 40(a)