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- Object: View in Richmond Park
A landscape with trees and two figures seated on a grassy mound at the centre; a fountain on the left.
Drypoint on wove paper
- Production date
- 1812-1826 (about)
Height: 176 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Height: 264 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
Width: 241 millimetres (Plate mark measurement)
Width: 392 millimetres (Sheet measurement)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- John Christian purchased the print from Lott & Gerrish and retained the invoice, No: 2328, Dated 13.03.81 which provides the following information:
View in Richmond Park.
Drypoint. Probably between 1812 and 1826. Ref: Campbell Dodgson 27 state ii/iii.
Provenance: Ex Collections J.M. Gray; Sir F. Wedmore; Major HRM Howard. Very rare." With price.
John Christian also retained a page from a Sotheby's sale catalogue dated 26-28 November 1979 in which the print is listed as number 553 as: 'A view in Richmond Park (?) with a fountain on the left. (C.D. 27. L. 35), drypoint, second state of three, a fine impression with rich burr, on wove paper with margins. 177x240. ** Collections: J.M. Gray, Sir Frederick Wedmore, Major H.R.M. Howard." John Christian annotated the page next to the entry "bt from Lott & Gerrish Spring 1981."
Acquired by the British Museum in a card dealer's mount annotated with the price. The sheet has been annotated:
"CD 27 II, L 35 II. Woody Scene in Richmond Park." and "From the J.M. Gray, Sir F.Wedmore. Major HRM Howard Collections."
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