Winding Train of Artillery
Brush and black wash, over graphite, on paper; framing line in graphite.
6 1/2 x 8 11/16 inches (164 x 220 mm)
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1909.
Signed with the monogram at lower right, in black wash, "JWF:(in ligature)".
Sale [Sir Anthony Westcombe and "a collector relinquishing the pursuit"], London, Puttick and Simpson, 22 December 1857, one of five in lot 96: "WYCK [no initial], train of artillery, indian ink; ... (5)" (to "Evans" for £0.17.0); probably Dr. Edward Riggall, London; his sale, London, Sotheby's, 6-8 June 1901, one of six (with III-228d) in lot 551: "J. Wyck. Artillery on the march; a Stag-hunt, etc; ... (6)" (to Fairfax Murray for £2.18.0); 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.