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Italian river landscape with a broken bridge: PD.2-1948

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Titles

Italian river landscape with a broken bridge

Maker(s)

Wilson, Richard (Painter)

Notes

History note: Benjamin Booth (1732-1807) Rev. R.S. Booth; Lady (Richard) Ford (née Marianne Booth), London; Richard Ford, Devonshire; Sir Francis Clare Ford, Devonshire; Captain Richard Ford, London; his sale, Christie's, 14 June 1929 (18), bt. Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, by whom sold to F.J. Nettlefold

Measurements and weight

Height: 41.3 cm
Width: 53.3 cm

Relative size of this object

53.3 cm41.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Nettlefold, Frederick John

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Agnew's
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: square, with the corners cut off

  • Text: A RIVER SCENE / BY / RICHARD WILSON, R.A.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: Christie's

  • Text: indecipherable traces
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stencil

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.2-1948
Primary reference Number: 4030
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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