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Mountains at Ancona
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Mountains at Ancona
1751 (undated)
Black chalk on warm toned beige paper stuck down on old fawn card
143 x 224 mm
5 5/8 x 8 13/16 in.
The view shows mountains at Ancona from near Pesaro
Bequeathed by Revd Alexander Dyce
[1] Inscribed in graphite by Wilson upper centre: 'the line of Mountains at Ancona taken near the | Mountain Pesaro'
[2] Inscribed in black ink lower right: 653
Lower centre on old card mount: 294 Wilson
A careful record of mountain scenery made near Pesaro on the way from Venice to Rome in the company of William Lock of Norbury.
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
The image is lightly drawn.