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Creator:
Thomas Smith of Derby, ca. 1720–1767, British
Title:

Chiaja of Naples from Posillipo

Additional Title(s):

Verso: very faint sketch of landscape

Date:
ca. 1780
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/16 x 15 3/4in. (21.4 x 40cm) and Sheet: 8 3/8 × 15 3/4 inches (21.3 × 40 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and black ink: "Naples, from the road which goes over the grotto of Posilipo"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1743
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
Italy | Naples
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12943
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