Rome: St Peter's and the Vatican from the Janiculum by Richard Wilson

One of a pair painted for William Legge at instigation of Thomas Jenkins, dealer and agent for Englishmen on the Grand Tour.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
97 x 132 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £83,500)
Acquired in:
1974
Vendor:
Lady Templemore

He shared rooms with RW in the Piazza di Spagna.

Provenance

The 2nd Earl of Dartmouth; by descent to Lady Templemore.

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