Richard Wilson

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Richard Wilson
1713-1782
Landscape with Church Seen through an Opening in the Trees
Black chalk with stumping, with white chalk, on blue paper, faded to gray-green.
10 7/8 x 16 3/8 inches (276 x 416 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
III, 41
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Earl of Warwick, Warwick Castle (Lugt 2600); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919), London and Florence; from whom purchased through Galerie Alexandre Imbert, Rome, in 1909 by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), New York (no mark; see Lugt 1509); his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr. (1867-1943), New York.
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Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 41, repr.

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Warwick, George Guy Greville, Earl of, 1818-1893, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

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