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Jonathan Skelton (c.1735-1759)
Jonathan Skelton (c.1735-1759)

The Ponte Lucano and the Tomb of the Plautii, Rome

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Jonathan Skelton (c.1735-1759)
The Ponte Lucano and the Tomb of the Plautii, Rome
pen and grey ink and watercolour
10 x 14 in. (25.5 x 35.5 cm.)
Provenance
Sir Henry Theobald, Sotheby's, London, 13 May 1925, lot 144 (part), where purchased by
Henry Lascelles 6th Earl of Harewood (1882-1947) and by descent at
Harewood House, Yorkshire.
Literature
T. Borenius, Catalogue of the Pictures and Drawings at Harewood House and elsewhere in the Collection of the Earl of Harewood, K.G.; G.C.V.O., D.S.O., Oxford, 1936, p. 180, no. 449.

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A similar watercolour of this subject by Skelton, but without the cattle and figure in the foreground is recorded in the Witt Library.

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