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Creator:
Richard Wilson RA, 1713/4–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:

Study of an Old Tree: Trunk and Creeper-Covered Roots

Date:
undated
Medium:
Black chalk and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with grey wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 × 5 inches (18.7 × 12.7 cm) and Mount: 9 1/8 x 6 7/8 inches (23.2 x 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed verso in graphite and black ink, lower center: "Wilso | From M. In Fammgton's Coll | Pro. of [...] Robinson Co | E. I384"

Collector's mark: "TEL" in circle; verso "W. Parker"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6005
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | old | roots | trunk
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15113
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