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A Ruin among Trees, with Figures
Tate, London 2014
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
A Ruin among Trees, with Figures
c.1752-56 (undated)
Graphite on blue paper
136 x 203 mm
5 3/8 x 8 in.
A figure in the right middle-ground and two in the left background are examining the colossal remains of an ancient building lying between two broken trees
Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Unsigned; no inscription
Brown staining round all four edges and some spotting across the whole image