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Bridge over a River
The Trustees of the British Museum
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
Bridge over a River
c.1752-54 (undated)
Black chalk, touched with white, on blue-green paper
119 x 165 mm
4 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.
In the middle distance there is a bridge over a river, with a tower at its left and mountains beyond. There is a small house at the right and in the foreground a figure and children on the rocky bank.
Donated by John Deffett Francis, 1881
Unsigned; no inscription
Verso invisible, laid down
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A compositional sketch
Binyon 20 (a)
Some rubbing but otherwise good condition. Mounted in the same mount as D103 Tower and Ruin near a Bridge, The British Museum (1881,0212.49)