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Italian Sketchbook - Drawings pp. 2(v) and 3(r)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Italian Sketchbook - Drawings pp. 2(v) and 3(r)
1754
Graphite with white and black chalk on medium, rough, blued white wove paper
281 x 210 mm
11 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.
B1977.14.359 v2 & r3
D280/2
3(r): Ruinous architecture with an arch and dwellings
Oldfield Bowles; given to Sir George Beaumont, 1784; thence by descent until 1963, when sold to Paul Mellon
Inscribed by Wilson 3(r) recto upper right and lower left, graphite: Aqueduct
Possibly another section of the Claudian Aqueduct, depicted on D280/1 p. 2(r) of this sketchbook
Object ID: 6363
Only two sketchbooks by Wilson have survived - the present one (D280-D280/33) and D53-D53/81 Studies and Designs by R. Wilson done in Rome in the Year MDCCLII, Victoria & Albert Museum, London (E.3586-1922).