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Banks of the Tiber
Rhode Island Museum of Art, School of Design, Providence
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Banks of the Tiber
Dated 1757
Red and white chalks on tan laid paper
168 x 219 mm
6 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.
London, Agnews, January 1958, Water-colour Drawings; London, Cardiff and New Haven, 1982-83 (58); Providence, Rhode Island School of Design, September 2011-June 2012 Distant Climes: 18th-Century British Views of Italy.
Earl of Warwick; Christie's 20 May 1896 (probably part of lot 444 or 445); Charles Fairfax Murray; Mrs F.L. Evans, London 1953; Christie's 6 June 1972 (47) [...] anonymous gift 2006
Signed lower left corner: R W f.
Dated lower right corner: 1757
Inscribed lower centre: Banks of the Tiber
[1] Recto, lower right corner: Earl of Warwick (Lugt 2600)
E72/29 Thomas Hastings after Wilson, On the Tiber, The British Museum
P103 On the Tiber, Private Collection, England
P144 The White Monk - I, Toledo Museum of Art
Possibly linked with the genesis of the White Monk compositions, in some of which a similar building appears
Ford 1951, p. 35, n. 1; WGC, pp 38 & 222 under pl. 114; Solkin 1982, pp. 176-177; Spencer-Longhurst 2012, pp. 68-69, fig. 39