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Waagen 1854
Waagen 1854
Gustav Waagen
Treasures of Art in Great Britain
John Murray
London, UK
1854
Primary published
Full title: Treasures of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of the Chief Collections of Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Illuminated MSS., &c. &c. by Dr. Waagen, Director of the Royal Gallery of Pictures, Berlin.. Three volumes based on material collected by Waagen in 1835 and 1850. They were followed by a Supplement [Waagen 1857] based on visits to Britain made in 1854, 1856 and 1857. Originally written in German they were translated into English by Lady Eastlake. The following identifiable pictures by Wilson are mentioned, while others, notably in the Ford collection (vol. 2, p. 226) are noted generically: P35B River and Farmhouse - I, vol. 3, p. 39; P49 Lake, Villa and Pine Trees: 'A Summer Evening', vol. 3, p. 460; P63A Classical Landscape with Diana and Actaeon, vol. 3, p. 211; P67 Landscape Capriccio with the Tomb of the Horatii and Curiatii and the Villa of Maecenas at Tivoli, vol. 2, p. 353; P71A Distant View of Maecenas' Villa, Tivoli, vol. 3, p. 249; P90 The Destruction of the Children of Niobe, vol. 2, p. 298; P115 Solitude - II, vol. 3, p. 431; P119A Phaeton's Petition to Apollo, vol. 3, p. 17 (probably); P142 Tivoli: The Temple of the Sibyl and the Campagna - I, vol. 3, p. 249; P153C Llyn Cau, Cader Idris, vol. 3, p. 7
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