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Study of a Dog
Photograph Courtesy of Sotheby's
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Study of a Dog
c.1751-52 (undated)
Black chalk heightened with white on grey paper
153 x 220 mm
6 x 8 5/8 in. /8]
Location Unknown
E.K. Burney; Sir Bruce Ingram (1877-1963); John Hayes; Sotheby's, 5 June 2008 (197); present location unknown
Signed, lower left corner: R.W.f.
On the reverse is the foreshortened figure of a man lying on the ground. Ford suggested that this figure was a study for P157 Ceyx and Alcyone.
Ford 1951, p. 55, pl. 22