A Rocaille Fountain by Richard Wilson

Black chalk and stump, heightened with white, on grey paper, surrounded by a lavender mount probable designed by Wilson.

Details

Medium:
Chalk
Dimensions:
39 x 51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£210 ( Total: £210)
Acquired in:
1954
Vendor:
Christie's

One of a series of 68 drawings drawn by Wilson for the second Earl of Dartmouth with whom he travelled to Naples; some sold or dispersed, but 25 rediscovered at Patshull Place in 1948.

Provenance

Earl of Dartmouth.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 303 1966 www.bmag.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

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