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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
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.
Binyon 14
Foxing on both sides