Sir David Wilkie, R.A. (1785-1841)
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Sir David Wilkie, R.A. (1785-1841)

Leaving the manse, a composition study

Details
Sir David Wilkie, R.A. (1785-1841)
Leaving the manse, a composition study
pen and brown ink
5¼ x 43/8 in. (13.3 x 11.1 cm.)
Provenance
Probably the artist's studio sale, 1860, lot 42 as 'Leaving the Manse'. Charles Frederick Huth; Christie's, London, 8 July 1895, possibly lot 262 or 263.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 11 November 1982, lot 36, £935 (as one of three).
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Lot Essay

This drawing dates from the early 1820s and would appear to be Wilkie's thoughts for an oil composition which he never developed. We are grateful to Professor Hamish Miles for his assistance in cataloguing this drawing.
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