St Peters and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Rome
1713 or 1714 - 11 May 1782
oil on canvas
70.5 x 132.0 cm stretcher; 94.0 x 155.0 x 10.0 frame
Signature & date
Signed l.l., black paint "RW" [in monogram]. Not dated.
Shown in 1 exhibition
Sir William Young, England, for whom the picture was painted
Sulley and Co., London, London/England
American Art Association, United States of America
F. Ward, Loan to National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington DC
Leggatt Bros., London, pre 09 Dec 1969, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's.
Agnew's, London, 09 Dec 1969-21 Jul 1970, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1970
Referenced in 7 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 14 (colour illus.).
Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'European art in the old courts', pg. 14-23, Sydney, 1984, 22 (colour illus.).
W.G. Constable, Richard Wilson, 1953, 220, 164. fig no. IIIa
Brinsley Ford, The Burlington Magazine, 'Richard Wilson in Rome', 1952, 312.
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 214 (illus.).
Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 38.
Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 52 (illus.). cat.no. 142