Lowell Libson & Jonny Yarker Ltd

  • Black and white chalk on blue-grey paper
  • 8 ¾ × 7 ⅝ inches · 222 × 194 mm
  • Inscribed 'Negroni' (lower centre)
    Inscribed: ‘Richard Ford’ on verso
    Drawn c.1752

Collections

  • William Lock of Norbury (1732-1810), acquired from the artist;
  • Probably Lock sale, 1821;
  • Richard Ford (1796-1858), acquired at the above sale;
  • Captain Richard Ford (1860-1950), by descent;
  • Ford sale, Christie Manson & Woods, 14 June 1929;
  • Colnaghi, London, November 1973;
  • Professor Eric Stanley;
  • Christie’s, London, 2 July 2019, lot.200

Exhibitions

  • London, P & D Colnaghi & Co, Exhibition of British Drawings, Watercolours and Paintings, 1973, no.82. 

Literature

  • Brinsley Ford, The Drawings of Richard Wilson, London, 1951, p.55. under cat. no.27;
  • Paul Spencer-Longhurst, Richard Wilson Online Catalogue Raisonné, cat. no. D404.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston