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Italian Sketchbook - Drawing pp. 4(v) and 5(r) Italian Landscape
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Italian Sketchbook - Drawing pp. 4(v) and 5(r) Italian Landscape
1754
Graphite with black chalk on two sheets of 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 v4 & r5
D280/4
Extending over two facing sheets: A hill town on cliffs framed by trees on the right with a figure in the foreground. A river runs past toward a bridge with figures on the left and a tower and woods behind
Oldfield Bowles; given to Sir George Beaumont, 1784; thence by descent until 1963, when sold to Paul Mellon
Unsigned; no inscription
The location is so far unidentified.
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).