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Coast Scene with a rocky Island crowned with a ruined Tower
Private Collection, England / Photograph by John Hammond
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Coast Scene with a rocky Island crowned with a ruined Tower
c.1754 (undated)
Black chalk heightened with white, on grey paper
146 x 203 mm
5 3/4 x 8 in.
Private Collection, England
RF94
D284
In the foreground a fisherman is seated on the rocks. Behind him, across the sea, is a rocky outcrop with a ruined tower, and tiny buildings at its foot. Clouds approach from the right.
Exeter 1946 (51)
William Lock; his sale, 3 May 1821; Ford family; thence by descent
Walpole Society 1998-I, p. 72, RF94