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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    Attributed to Richard Wilson, R.A. (Penegoes 1713-1782 Colomendy)

    A river landscape with figures dancing in the foreground, mountains beyond

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Richard Wilson, R.A. (Penegoes 1713-1782 Colomendy)
    A river landscape with figures dancing in the foreground, mountains beyond
    oil on canvas
    14 1/8 x 17 1/8 in. (35.9 x 43.3 cm.)
    in a George IV giltwood and gilt composition frame


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    This painting would appear to be a version of a Wilson composition generally known as River Mouth with Peasants Dancing, examples of which are now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (W.G. Constable, Richard Wilson, London, 1953, p. 216, no. 105a.), and in the Neue Pinakothek, Munich (D.H. Solkin, Richard Wilson: The Landscape of Reaction, Exhibition catalogue, The Tate Gallery, London, 1982, p. 244, under no. 139, fig. 22).

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    Provenance

    with J. & W. Vokins, London.


    Literature

    Possibly 1851 Inventory, Dessert Room, '22 Paintings and 3 Prints - £35.0.0'