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Italian Landscape
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Italian Landscape
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black chalk
113 x 125 mm
4 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.
1881,0212.73
D153
A low wooded hill with a building at the top. There are two houses and a centrally-planned church reminiscent of the Pantheon, Rome, at the foot of the hill. In the centre foreground is a group of figures including four children and there are trees on the left.
Given by John Deffett Francis, 1881
Unsigned; no inscription
PRN: PDB5663
851/7(30)
Binyon 34(b)
Badly stained vertically, upper centre