• An Angel and Putto mourning by an Urn -
    Price on request

    Pen and black ink and grey washes on laid paper

    39.6 by 22.6 cm., 15 ½ by 8 ¾ in.

     

    Provenance:

    Probably William Ponsonby, 2nd Earl of Bessborough (1704-1793), his Executor’s sale, Christie’s, 7th April 1801, lot 66 (as Francesco Bartolozzi);

    With Louis Meier, circa 1955, where bought by Ralph Holland (1917-2012)

     

    A number of similar studies for funerary monuments by Wilton are in the Victoria and Albert Museum

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