2 of 289 portraits of Unknown sitter
possibly by Richard Westmacott
6 7/8 in. x 4 7/8 in. (175 mm x 124 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Richard Westmacott (1799-1872), Sculptor; son of Sir Richard Westmacott. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
This portraitback to top
This image of a Neapolitan fisher-boy represents the British artist's fascination for scenes from everyday life in Italy. The backdrop of mountains and the expanse of water most likely locates the subject in the Bay of Naples. Signed 'RW' in the bottom left-hand corner, this watercolour drawing is possibly by the sculptor Richard Westmacott.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- British Artists in Rome: The John Partridge Sketchbook, 1823 - 27 (21 August 2010 - 27 March 2011)