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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, drawn)
    Italy (possibly, hand drawn)

  • Date:

    18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn with black chalk on grey paper, slightly washed and heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.648

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 32

Physical description

Landscape, with a large temple on the right. Near a statue, figures are assembled, sacrificing by the side of a rivulet, which flows under an archway; Drawn with black chalk on grey paper, slightly washed and heightened with white.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, drawn)
Italy (possibly, hand drawn)

Date

18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

drawn with black chalk on grey paper, slightly washed and heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 in, Width: 16.2 in

Descriptive line

Wilson, Richard (RA); Landscape, with a large temple on the right. Figures are assembled, sacrificing by the side of a rivulet; Drawn with black chalk on grey paper, slightly washed and heightened with white; 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; Wash technique

Subjects depicted

Statue; Figures; Temple; Stream; Archway; Landscape; Sacrifice

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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