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JOSEPH NICHOLLS Also known as JOSEPH NICHOLS JOSEPH NICKOLS (worked 1726-1755)

c. 1726 to c. 1755, England

A View of the Rotunda and the Royal Hospital, Ranelagh Gardens from the south bank of the Thames

Oil on canvas

51.00 x 61.30 cm    20.08 x 24.13 inches

Overall Framed Size
66.50 x 74.70 cm    26.18 x 29.41 inches


This view was also depicted by both Canaletto and Samuel Scott but in a more panoramic way, from slightly different viewpoints and containing different elements in the river craft and figures. The Canaletto, which bore the title “Chelsea from the Thames at Battersea Reach,” was painted in 1751, was on a grand scale and measured eight feet by three. It showed from one side the greenhouse of ...
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