Description
Creator
Francis Towne (1739 - 1816) Richard Wilson (1713/14 - 1782)
Title(s)
  • Temple of Peace, Rome
Date
1795
Medium
Watercolour
Dimensions
  • image height 178mm,
  • image length 241mm
Inscription
  • sheet, recto, lower left
  • “F.Towne / delt 1795”
  • in dark grey ink
Object Type
Watercolour

Collection
Catalogue Number
FT585a
Description Sources
Gorringes website (image)

Provenance

Untraced until offered for sale at Gorringe’s on 25 February 2015, lot 1173.

Associated People & Organisations

Gorringes
Untraced
Richard Wilson (1713/14 - 1782)

Comment

This watercolour is based on an etching by Michael Angelo Rooker after Richard Wilson, which was published in 1776, among the 'Twelve Original Views in Italy'.

by Richard Stephens

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