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Title

St Peters and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Rome

1757


Artist

Richard Wilson

Wales

- 11 May 1782


Details


Date

1757


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Purchased 1970


Accession number

25.1971


Artist information

Richard Wilson

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Provenance


Sir William Young, England, for whom the picture was painted

Hussey family

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

Bibliography


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 handbook, 'European', pg. 36-56, Sydney, 1988, 38.

Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales catalogue of British paintings, Sydney, 1987, 214 (illus.).

Peter Tomory and Robert Gaston, European Paintings before 1800 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1989, 52 (illus.). cat.no. 142