View on the Tiber, Rome

View on the Tiber, Rome



Jonathan Skelton (1735-1759)
View on the Tiber, Rome

Pen and grey ink and watercolour over pencil on laid paper
36.6 by 51.9 cm., 14 1/4 by 20 1/4 in.

Mrs G. Charlton, her sale, Sotheby's, 19th March 1981, lot 156;
With Morton Morris & Co., London, where bought by Eustace Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall (1929-2017) in 1984;
By descent until 2019

Another version of this watercolour, dated May 1758 on the reverse, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum. It includes a flag over the Castel St Angelo and has differing figures.