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Classical Landscape with River, Bridge and Cattle
Birmingham Museums Trust
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Classical Landscape with River, Bridge and Cattle
c.1754 (undated)
Black chalk and stump on cream laid paper
197 x 281 mm
7 3/4 x 11 1/16 in.
1935P525
D247
Two figures, one seated, one standing, are engaged in conversation in the left foreground of a classical landscape. Behind them is a hillock with foliage and trees and further to the right a river winds into the distance, where a castle stands on a hilltop.
English Eye I, 1958 (48); Worthing 1960
Presented by T. Williams, 1935
Unsigned; no inscription
Illegible collector's stamp, verso lower left
Pencil centre in same hand: 35300 [/] 17 x 13 5/8 [/] 12/9/19 [+ illegible monogram]
Perhaps drawn on the spot
525'35
In an old gold-edged mount set into a more modern, cut-out mount. Slightly foxed.