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River, ruined Bridge and Castle
Albright Knox Art Gallery, Elizabeth H. Gates Fund, 1950 /Art Resource, NY/Scala, Florence 2014
Ascribed to Wilson
River, ruined Bridge and Castle
After 1758
Oil on canvas
90.8 x 138.1 cm
35 3/4 x 54 3/8 in.
View of a river, with figures of a fisherman and a woman in blue and crimson dress, accompanied by two children, on the wooded bank in the foreground. The water flows past ruins in mid-stream, and is bordered by mountains on the far shore. A ferry with passengers and horses crosses the water in the middle distance.
William Garnett, J.P. (1852-1929), Quernmore Park, Lancaster; with Agnew's, London; 1919, with Scott & Fowles, New York; 1920, E.F. Price, New York; sold, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 24 October, 1946 (25), bt Rousuck (Scott & Fowles); George F. Ryan; 1949, with Scott & Fowles; 1950, bt Albright Art Gallery, Elisabeth H. Gates Fund
Subject, style and composition lead to some doubts of this painting's authorship.
WGC, p. 232, pl. 132a
Dimensions in frame: 113 x 161.3 x 9.53 cm (44 1/2 x 63 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)