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Lagarolle
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Lagarolle
c.1756-57 (undated)
Black chalk on blue paper, heightened with white
212 x 346 mm
8 5/16 x 13 5/8 in
DYCE.658
D340
The end of a prominent building with a single window is featured, with water pouring from two spouts into a narrow reservoir and a well at the left. Behind it are trees, faint hills and distant buildings.
Bequeathed by the Revd Alexander Dyce
Signed lower right on rock: RW [monogram, the R reversed]
Inscribed lower right: 'Lagarollle'
Inscribed in black ink, lower right: 658
The location is unidentified
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, cat. 658
15/11/2016