View 1 of Lot 200. A coastal landscape with figures dancing at the mouth of a river.
View 1 of Lot 200. A coastal landscape with figures dancing at the mouth of a river.
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Richard Wilson, R.A.

A coastal landscape with figures dancing at the mouth of a river

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Richard Wilson, R.A.

Richard Wilson, R.A.

A coastal landscape with figures dancing at the mouth of a river

A coastal landscape with figures dancing at the mouth of a river

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

Richard Wilson, R.A.

Penegoes, Powys 1713/14 - 1782 Colomendy, Clwyd

A coastal landscape with figures dancing at the mouth of a river


oil on canvas

unframed: 71.3 x 92.1 cm.; 28 1/8 x 36 1/4 in.

framed: 92.7 x 113 cm.; 36 1/2 x 44 1/2 in.

Possibly Hugh Andrew Johnstone Munro of Novar (1797-1864);
By family descent until sold ('The Novar Collection Formed by that distinguished amateur, the late Hugh A.J. Munro, Esq. The intimate friend and Executor of JMW Turner, RA.'), London, Christie’s, 6 April 1878, lot 59, for £294 to Agnew;
With Thomas Agnew and Sons, London;
By whom sold, in 1878, to T. Chappell Esq;
Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 31 July 1939, lot 201, to Sabin;
With Frank T. Sabin, 1945 (all of the above possible, by comparison with dimensions listed in Constable, see Literature);
Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 July 2014, lot 241 (as circle of Richard Wilson), where acquired.
Possibly W.G. Constable, Richard Wilson, London 1953, p. 216, under plate 105a, version 2 (as 'perhaps by Wilson'), and p. 217, under plate 105a (as 'a recorded possible version').