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Boys blowing Soap-Bubbles (Boys on a Tree)
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Boys blowing Soap-Bubbles (Boys on a Tree)
c.1751-52 (undated)
Black chalk
123 x 200 mm
4 7/8 x 8 in.
1881,0212.67
D55
On the left is a withered tree, on a branch of which a boy sits blowing bubbles, whilst others climb on the trunk below. An estuary with trees on the shores can be seen beyond.
Given by John Deffett Francis, February 1881
Unsigned; no inscription
851/8 (34)
Binyon 47(b); Ford 1951, p. 55, pl. 28