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

Travellers and donkeys by a camp fire in a wooded landscape

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Sir David Wilkie, R.A. (1785-1841) Travellers and donkeys by a camp fire in a wooded landscape oil on panel 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
Provenance
Probably Sir William Knighton (d.1836), and by descent to
Sir William Knighton; Christie's London, 4 March 1848, lot 132 (together with the following lot, 16 gns. to Lenox).
Colonel James Lenox, founder of the Lenox Library, New York.
Sold by The New York Public Library, 1944.
Roy Thomson, by 1958.
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 22 March 1968, lot 135 (900 gns. to Agnews).

Lot Essay

A variant of this composition is in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Professor Hamish Miles has kindly suggested that this work may date from Icirca 1815-23.

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