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View of a Bay with Fishermen in the Foreground
Private Collection, England / Photograph by John Hammond
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
View of a Bay with Fishermen in the Foreground
c.1754 (undated)
Black chalk heightened with white on grey paper
90 x 152 mm
3 1/2 x 6 in.
Private Collection, England
RF95
D288
In the foreground at the left four men can be seen hauling nets. Across a small bay or river is a prominent building and a three-arched bridge is visible on the right, behind which in the distance is a hill with a tower at its summit.
Exeter 1946 (29 - A Bay); Birmingham 1948-49 (99d)
William Lock; his sale, 3 May 1821; Ford family; thence by descent
Unsigned; no inscription
Walpole Society 1998-I, p. 72, RF95