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Italian Sketchbook - Drawings pp. 9(v) and 10(r) Marino
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Italian Sketchbook - Drawings pp. 9(v) and 10(r) Marino
1754
Graphite with white and black chalk on medium, rough, blued white wove paper
281 x 210 mm (each sheet)
11 1/16 x 8 1/4 in (each sheet)
B1977.14.359 v9 & r10
D280/9
10(r): Between towers to left and right is a space backed by a loggia fronting a building with a triangular pediment. In the foreground stands a figure with a horse.
Oldfield Bowles; given to Sir George Beaumont, 1784; thence by descent until 1963, when sold to Paul Mellon
10(r) inscribed by Wilson upper right in black chalk: Marino.
The town of Marino is in the Alban Hills, 21 kilometers (13 miles) south east of Rome, near Lake Albano and Castel Gandolfo
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).