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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Wilson, Richard RA, born 1713 - died 1782
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (drawn)

  • Date:

    18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in black chalk, heightened with white, on grey paper, softened with the stump

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.644

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Landscape, near Ancona; A roadway passing from the foreground towards the coast, which is in the distance on the right. Two square buildings are above the well-wooded bank of the road, where a couple of men are trudging up the hill: on the reverse is a careful study of a group of poplar or other tall trees; Drawn in black chalk, on grey paper and heightened with white; softened with the stump.

Place of Origin

Italy (drawn)

Date

18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

drawn in black chalk, heightened with white, on grey paper, softened with the stump

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 in, Width: 10.4 in

Descriptive line

Wilson, Richard (RA); Landscape, near Ancona; A roadway passing from the foreground towards the coast, which is in the distance on the right: On the reverse is a study of a group of tall trees; Drawn in black chalk, on grey paper and heightened with white; softened with the stump; English School; 18th century.

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

Grey paper; Black chalk

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening

Subjects depicted

Trees; Men; Road; Buildings

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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