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Circle of Richard Wilson, R.A. (1714-1782)

The Forum at Rome, Italy , with the church of Santa Maria Liberatrice and the temple of Castor and Pollux beyond, the portico of the temple of Antoninus and Faustina in the foreground

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Circle of Richard Wilson, R.A. (1714-1782)
The Forum at Rome, Italy , with the church of Santa Maria Liberatrice and the temple of Castor and Pollux beyond, the portico of the temple of Antoninus and Faustina in the foreground
with inscription 'Wilson/Jupiter Stator Temple of Antoninus & Faustina' (on the mount)
pencil, heightened with touches of white, on brown paper
10 x 15.7/8 in. (26.6 x 40.3 cm.)
Provenance
Paul Sandby (L.2112).
Edward Marsh.
London, Tate Gallery, Richard Wilson, 1925, no. 90, as Richard Wilson.
Exhibited
Ipswich, Ipswich Memorial Exhibition, Thomas Gainsborough Memorial Exhibition, 7 October-5 November 1927, no. 106, as Richard Wilson.

Lot Essay

A smaller version of this composition (7.5/8 x 11 in.) attributed to Richard Wilson and previously in the collection of Lord Overstone at Lockinge, is in the collection of C.L. Lloyd at Betterton House.
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