The view is taken from Sir Joshua's own villa on Richmond Hill, and the water in the distance is recognisable as the Thames.
The Thames from Richmond Hill by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1788
© National Gallery, London
- Oil on canvas
- 69 x 90 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,400 ( Total: £1,400)
- Acquired in:
One of the few pure landscapes the artist painted.
Mary, Marchioness of Thomand; 1821 sale bt Samuel Rogers; 1856 sale bt Thomas Baring; First Earl of Northbrook.