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Venus and Satyr
Private Collection
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Venus and Satyr
c.1752 (undated)
Oil on canvas
48.3 x 62.9 cm
19 x 24 3/4 in.
Location Unknown
P41
Painted in Rome for Ralph Howard (1727-1789; Viscount Wicklow from 1785); by descent to William Cecil James, 8th Earl of Wicklow, Shelton Abbey, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland; Sotheby's London, 23 October 1950 (1600 Venus and Satire by Coypel); bt Father D.J. Lucey; Sotheby's 1 December 1954, bt Burfitt
Ford May 1951; WGC, pl. 16b; Wilson and Europe 2014 (fig. 50)