An image of St Peters and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Rome

Richard Wilson

(Wales 1713 or 1714 – 11 May 1782)

St Peters and the Vatican from the Janiculum, Rome

Location
15th–19th c European art
Year
1757
Media
Painting
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
70.5 x 132.0 cm stretcher; 94.0 x 155.0 x 10.0 frame
Signature & date
Signed l.l., black paint "RW" [in monogram]. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1970
Accession number
25.1971
Provenance
Sir William Young, England, for whom the picture was painted
Hussey family
Sulley and Co., London, London/England
American Art Association, United States of America
F. Ward, Loan to National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington DC
Leggatt Bros., London, pre 09 Dec 1969, London/England, Purchased by Agnew's.
Agnew's, London, 09 Dec 1969-21 Jul 1970, London/England, Purchased by the AGNSW from Agnew's 1970