British (English) School
Oil painting on canvas, Clifton Rocks, British (English) School, mid 18th century. An upright view of the river and rocks, a boat in the centre (possibly a fragment of a larger picture).
Given by Philip Yorke III (1905-1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973 In undated Erddig early 19th century (circa 1820 at time of cleaning) inventory as; 'View of Clifton Rocks - Wilson' and thence by descent.
Erddig, The Yorke Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Recto: 'WILSON' (on frame)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist previously catalogued as attributed to Richard Wilson, RA (Penegoes 1714 – Mold 1782), artist
Erddig 1800-29 Inventory of contents of Erddig, 1800-1829, "View of Clifton Rocks - Wilson"