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Study of Trees
National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Study of Trees
c.1752-57 (undated)
Black chalk on blue-grey laid paper
119 x 98 mm.
4 5/8 3 13/16 in.
NMW A 5755
Purchased from F.R. Meatyard, 24 September 1919
Perhaps a monogram upper left amongst the foliage
Said to be inscribed on secondary support (see 'Mount Inscriptions')
Said to be inscribed on secondary support:
[1] Lower right, pencil: No 661
[2] Lower left, pencil: 2
A faint study of Italianate trees, possibly stone pines
Stylistically satisfactory but not distinctive