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At a River's Mouth
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
At a River's Mouth
c.1754 (undated)
Black chalk and stump on blue-green paper
145 x 215 mm
5 11/16 x 8 1/2 in
1864,0309.327
D252/1
Twilight effect, the shores of a river looking to the sea. In the foreground is a figure on a bank, with stone pines above a low house at the left. The further shore rises in a steep hill topped with buildings.
Donated by William Hookham Carpenter, March 1864
Unsigned; no inscription
Recto lower right corner: British Museum
D252/2 Landscape Sketch, The British Museum
The verso of this drawing is D252/2 Landscape Sketch. The styles and techniques of the recto and verso are noticeably different from each other. Both have the same British Museum accession number.
851/1(31)
Binyon 14
Foxing on both sides
27/05/2016