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Drawing - Grotto del Cane
  • Grotto del Cane
    Wilson, Richard RA, born 1713 - died 1782
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Grotto del Cane

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (drawn)

  • Date:

    18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilson, Richard RA, born 1713 - died 1782 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    slightly drawn in black chalk, heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.639

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 7

Physical description

Grotto del Cane, Lago d' Agnano, near Naples; The lake on the right with buildings on its banks at the foot of a mountain; two men in the foreground, standing together and apparently pointing to something in the water; Slightly drawn in black chalk, heightened with white.

Place of Origin

Italy (drawn)

Date

18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Wilson, Richard RA, born 1713 - died 1782 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

slightly drawn in black chalk, heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 9.9 in, Width: 15.4 in

Descriptive line

Wilson, Richard (RA); Grotto del Cane, Lago d' Agnano, near Naples; Slightly drawn in black chalk, heightened with white; English School; 18th century. This is a study for oil painting P.2-1912

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Black chalk

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening

Subjects depicted

Men; Mountain; Lake; Cave

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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