The Thames from Richmond Hill by Sir Joshua Reynolds

The view is taken from Sir Joshua's own villa on Richmond Hill, and the water in the distance is recognisable as the Thames.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
69 x 90 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,400 ( Total: £1,400)
Acquired in:
1945
Vendor:
Christie's

One of the few pure landscapes the artist painted.

Provenance

Mary, Marchioness of Thomand; 1821 sale bt Samuel Rogers; 1856 sale bt Thomas Baring; First Earl of Northbrook.

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