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Untitled (The Head of Lake Nemi)
The Trustees of the British Museum
Thomas Hastings after Wilson
Untitled (The Head of Lake Nemi)
140 x 174 mm (trimmed)
5 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (trimmed)
View of a lake from a hillside, with a man and two women on a rock in the centre foreground. A shepherd is herding sheep on the distant shore below to the left and a large house can be seen behind, partly obscured by trees. Fields and other buildings are visible in the distance, with mountains beyond.
Bought through Edward Daniell, 53 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, London, 1878
Lettered below the image: 'The Original is in the Possession of Lady Ford. | - about 28 Inches by 23 -'; production details and publication line: 'Painted by R. Wilson.' ' Etched by T. Hastings 1823.'
Page numbered lower left and lower right: 30
D387/1 Lake Scene, Private Collection, England
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NWP101B Ascribed to Wilson, The Head of Lake Nemi, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, New Haven (Lady Ford's painting) and other versions
WGC p. 207 under pl. 92a; Yule 2015, pp. 60 & 69