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Interior of a Cave
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Interior of a Cave
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black and white chalk, on buff paper
157 x 213 mm
6 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.
1881,0212.27
D136
In a cavernous grotto two figures stand conversing beneath a lantern suspended from the roof, while two other figures are visible in the distance, far left
Given by John Deffett Francis, 1881
Probably executed in a grotto near Naples
Binyon 25; Ford 1951, p. 58, no. 49