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Leeds Museums and Galleries (Leeds Art Gallery) / Bridgeman Images
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Weeds
c. 1754 (undated)
Black and white chalk on brown paper
248 x 203 mm
9 3/4 x 8 in.
D401
ex-Ford collection
Unsigned; no inscription
D266 Study of a Plant, Private Collection, England
This is one of a number of studies made by Wilson for details of plants in the foregrounds of his landscapes (cf D266). The date therefore is likely to fall within his years in Italy.
Leeds Art Calendar, Autumn 1956
Intrusive staining overall