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

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, drawn)
    Italy (possibly, 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 brown paper; softened with the stump

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.645

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Landscape, with a road winding past the ruins of a castle which is on the right; under a projecting and broken arch are three figures, two standing and one seated, the sun's rays pouring on them from an opening in the heavily-clouded sky; in the distance is a square tower; Signed R. W.; Drawn in black chalk, heightened with white, on brown paper; softened with the stump.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, drawn)
Italy (possibly, 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 brown paper; softened with the stump

Marks and inscriptions

Signed R. W.

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 in, Width: 7.9 in

Descriptive line

Wilson, Richard (RA); Landscape, with a road winding past the ruins of a castle which is on the right; Signed 'R. W.'; Drawn in black chalk, heightened with white, on brown paper; 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

Brown paper; Black chalk

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening

Subjects depicted

Tower; Road; Figures; Ruins; Castle; Landscape

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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