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A Tower by an Estuary
Image courtesy of the Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
A Tower by an Estuary
c.1751-52 (undated)
Pen, ink and stump on white paper
162 x 253 mm
6 3/8 x 10 in.
Location Unknown
A view across a bay towards mountains; in the left foreground stands a round tower with a group of figures nearby
London 1925 (101 -Tower by Sea - lent by Col. M.H. Grant); Manchester 1925 (49); Birmingham 1948-49 (98); London 1949 (97)
Joseph Farington; [...] ; Col. M.H. Grant; Mrs F.L. Evans; present location unknown
Unsigned; no inscription
According to Ford, a label on the back of the frame gives the first owner as Farington
Ford 1951, p. 58, no. 46; WGC p. 238 under pl. 146b