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Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)

Study of Figures for "A View of the Campagna"

Additional Title(s):

Study of Figures

ca. 1755
Black chalk and white gouache on medium, rough, brown laid paper mounted on card
Sheet: 7 5/8 x 10 11/16 inches (19.4 x 27.1 cm) and Mount: 7 13/16 x 10 7/8 inches (19.8 x 27.6 cm)

Inscribed in black chalk, lower right: "EGO FVI IN | ARCADIA"

Collector's mark: T.E. Lowinsky; collector's mark: crown above flower; collector's mark: "RM" in hexagonal shape

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study
Associated Places:
Campagna | Campania | Europe | Italy | Salerno
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A loan exhibition of English drawings and watercolours from the collection of Mr and Mrs Paul Mellon of Upperville, Virginia, P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1964, cat. no. 9, N5247.M385 L62 (YCBA)

Windows on that world, essays on British art presented to Brian Allen , The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 2012, pp. 71-72, fig. 41, N6766 .W56 2012 (YCBA)

Yale University Art Gallery, English drawings and watercolors, from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, April 15 - June 20, 1965 , New Haven, 1965, cat. no. 9, NC228 Y34 (YCBA)

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