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Landscape Sketch: View through the Arches
National Galleries of Scotland / Photography by Antonia Reeve
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Landscape Sketch: View through the Arches
c.1751-52
Red chalk on paper, inlaid
92 x 153 mm
3 5/8 x 6 in.
D 4659
D75
This study perhaps shows a view across a river with soldiers in the foreground
London 1916 (14); London 1925 (78); Manchester 1925 (3)
Henry Revely (1737-1798); his sale Christie's, 11 May 1852; Dr Edward Riggall; his sale, Sotheby's, second portion of prints and drawings, 4 July 1891 (103); Herbert Horne (1864-1916); Sir Edward Marsh; presented through the National Art Collections Fund, 1953
Inscribed verso
[1] Stamp lower right corner: Henry Revely (Lugt 1356)
Inscribed in pencil, upper centre: Richd. Wilson f
The entry from the London 1916 catalogue, which gives the provenance, is adhered to the modern mount
Baker 2011, pp. 413 & 414 repr.
In good condition