Study of Figures for "A View of the Campagna"

Richard Wilsonca. 1755

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

  • Title: Study of Figures for "A View of the Campagna"
  • Date Created: ca. 1755
  • Location Created: Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: w27.6 x h19.8 cm
  • Type: figure study
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1666522
  • Medium: Black chalk with white gouache on medium, rough-textured, blue laid paper mounted on thick, moderately-textured, cream laid paper
  • Subject: figure study
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Marks: Collector's mark on recto, upper left: "TEL" in circle; collector's mark on recto, lower left: crown above flower (?); collector's mark on verso, lower right: "RM" in hexagonal shape
  • Inscription: Inscribed in black chalk, lower right: "EGO FVI IN | ARCADIA"
  • Artist: Richard Wilson