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Study of detached Rocks and the Trunk of a Tree
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Study of detached Rocks and the Trunk of a Tree
c.1751-52 (undated)
Black chalk on grey paper, heightened with white, and softened with stump, laid down on brown card
222 x 405 mm
8 3/4 x 13 9/16 in.
DYCE.655
D62
Bequeathed by the Revd Alexander Dyce, 1869
Inscribed lower right in black ink: 655
Seemingly a study made on the spot by Wilson, though the crumbly outlines of the tree and neighbouring rock are untypical of his style
Box DG 7
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
Some foxing overall; lower left corner missing