On Hounslow Heath

On Hounslow Heath
On Hounslow Heath
On Hounslow Heath
The Trustees of the British Museum
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Thomas Hastings after Wilson
On Hounslow Heath
Published 1820
Etching on chine collé
Metric: 125 x 176 mm
Imperial: 4 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.
Accession Number
Wilson Online Reference
View on Hounslow Heath, with a woman seated on a rock in the foreground at the left, other figures in the distance and two cattle standing at the right on the bank of the River Crane. There are trees on an island at the centre middle ground with a windmill in the distance at the right.
Donated by John Deffett Francis, 1881
Lettered below the image:
[1] Lower left: 'R Wilson pinxit | RA'
[2] Lower centre:. 'The Original in the Possession of Lady Ford of Gloucester Place. | ON HOUNSLOW HEATH.'
[3] Lower right: 'T.Hastings fecit | 1820'
Related Drawings
D360 A View of On Hounslow Heath, Private Collection, UK, c/o Lowell Libson Ltd
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Related Paintings
P131 On Hounslow Heath, Tate, London (Lady Ford's painting) and other versions
Critical commentary
From a set of four etchings, sewn into white wrappers, sold by Colnaghi & Sons and published by Hurst, Robinson & Co.; one sheet with image cut and pasted onto the front wrapper, which is inscribed in pen and ink at the top: No1 | Proofs - India | 5s' and signed below: 'J. Deffett Francis.' See also E72/2A Near Rome, E72/3A Lake of Albano , E72/4A Villa Emelia .
Hastings 1825, p. 9. repr.; WGC, p. 178 under pl. 39b; Yule 2015, pp. 60 & 69
Updated by Compiler
2015-12-09 00:00:00