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 Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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