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House with a high Portico, Bologna
Private Collection, England / Photograph by John Hammond
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
House with a high Portico, Bologna
c.1751 (undated)
Pencil
140 x 172 mm
5 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.
Private Collection, England
RF72
D51
Exeter 1946 (39)
By descent
Inscribed in ink at the lower right, not in Wilson's hand: à Bologna
In various contemporary hands:
[1] Richard Wilson
[2] Very faint and in another hand: Gaetano; with a slight sketch of a man
[3] Against the sketch and in another hand: Copied by Sandby in a large drawing
On the reverse there is a slight sketch of a man as well as inscriptions. One of these states that the sketch was 'copied by Sandby in a large drawing'.
WGC, p. 25, note 1; Walpole Society 1998-I, p. 70, RF 72
Considerable foxing and spotting