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Arcade and Tank
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Arcade and Tank
c.1752-56 (undated)
Black and white chalk, on grey-green paper
258 x 201 mm
10 1/4 x 8 in.
View looking down an arcade in an ancient building hung with creepers. On the left is a man standing under one arch and another figure appears beyond under a further arch. In the foreground, a man leans over the low wall of a large tank. Trees are visible behind.
Given by John Deffett Francis, 1881
Unsigned; no inscription
834/71 (19)
Binyon 23; Ford 1951, p. 56, pl. 35