image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art

River Landscape with Castle in the Distance

1766

William Gilpin

From the collection

Title

River Landscape with Castle in the Distance

Date

1766

Description

Inscribed in pen and black ink, verso, lower right: "Wm Gilpin V of Boldre"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower center: "Ap. 1766. a copy"
Medium: Gray wash, graphite, pen and gray ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Arthur Weyhe
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Location

British Isles

Region

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

Medium

Tww Comment

Gilpin lived and worked in Britain and was an early proponent of the 'picturesque' aesthetic.

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