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Landscape: a little Chapel, Cluster of three Trees
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Landscape: a little Chapel, Cluster of three Trees
c.1749-50 (undated)
Black chalk, washed in Indian ink on fawn laid paper, laid down on old fawn lined card irregularly cut down
145 x 206 mm
5 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.
A little chapel stands outside a wood in the middle distance. On the right in the foreground, there is a cluster of three trees.
Bequeathed by the Revd Alexander Dyce 1869
Lower centre on old mount: 309
One of a group of 27 drawings by or attributed to Wilson bequeathed to the Victoria and Albert Museum by the Revd Alexander Dyce.
DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce, London : South Kensington Museum, 1874, p. 97
Old reworking at upper left corner. Needs a surface clean (May 2012).