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Temple and Bridge
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Temple and Bridge
c.1752-54 (undated)
Black chalk,heightened with white, on blue-green paper
135 x 183 mm
3 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.
1881,0212.75
D155
A road leads past a decaying classical temple and trees on the right to a river crossed by a bridge, beyond which are hills. At the far left a statue is partly seen. Two seated figures converse near the temple and in the foreground are scattered architectural fragments.
Given by John Deffett Francis, 1881
851/3(9)
Binyon 36(b)