River View, on the Arno by Richard Wilson

Depicts two trees, boulders, fallen tree and two boys fishing in the foreground.


Oil on canvas
124 x 106 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
Mrs C Tindal-Carill-Worsley

Broad stretch of water in mid distance and on right there, rocky eminence surmounted by castle. To left, view to distant mountain over plains. Picture originally on display in Platt Hall.


Picture recorded as in Mr Caril-Worsley's possession by Joseph Farington in 1796, after they dined together at his residence: Platt Hall, Rusholme, where the picture was on display.

Venue details

Gallery of Costume Platt Hall, Rusholme, MANCHESTER Greater Manchester M14 5LL 01612 457 245 www.manchestergalleries.org.uk

Entry details

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