Italian sketchbook

Richard Wilson1754

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art


  • Title: Italian sketchbook
  • Date Created: 1754
  • Location Created: Denbighshire
  • Subject: architectural subject, woman, Grand Tour, water, figure study, landscape, still life
  • Physical Dimensions: w21 x h28.3 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Signed and dated in pen and brown ink on fly-leaf, upper center: "Studies by R. Wilson | at Rome 1754"
  • Inscription: Inscribed in black chalk, center: "Brockwell Bushes near Mr. Broc | kmans in Kent"; below in brown ink, center: "The gift of O. Bowles. | to his Dear friend | Sir George Beaumont. | Decr. ["r" in superscript] 1784."; at the end of the volume, in black chalk, upper center: "Questo Libro e de Monsu Wilson a la | Caffe delli Inglesi nella Piazza de Spagnia | Roma."
  • Artist: Richard Wilson
  • Type: landscape
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670655
  • Medium: Graphite with white and black chalk on medium, rough, blued white wove paper, bound in vellum


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