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Grotto del Cane, Lago d' Agnano, near Naples
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Grotto del Cane, Lago d' Agnano, near Naples
c.1752 (undated)
Black chalk, heightened with white on grey paper stuck down at the corner on old card
256 x 399 mm
10 1/16 x 15 3/4 in.
DYCE.639
D160
The Lago d'Agnano is on the right, with buildings on its banks at the foot of a mountain. Two men stand in the middle ground, apparently pointing at something in the water.
Bequeathed by the Revd Alexander Dyce 1869
Unsigned; inscribed lower right in black ink: 639
Stamp, centre of old mount in mauve ink: V.A.M.
[1] Pencil upper centre of old mount in old hand: Grotto Del cane R. Wilson R.A.
Inscribed in pencil on support mount, lower right: 298
P48 Victoria & Albert Museum
P48A Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
DG 7
WGC, p. 191 under pl. 63b
Faintly drawn. Small repaired damages lower right and right upper edges.