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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist, (de Bois)
Published by John Bowles, 1701–1779, British
Title:

A View of the Salfatara, a Remarkable Mountain Near Naples

Additional Title(s):

The Solfatara Mountain near Naples

Part Of:

Collective Title: Twelve New Views in Rome and Naples

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper, laid on contemporary mount made of moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 15/16 x 12 9/16 inches (22.7 x 31.9 cm), Sheet: 8 11/16 x 11 5/16 inches (22 x 28.7 cm), Plate: 7 13/16 x 9 7/8 inches (19.8 x 25.1 cm), and Image: 7 1/16 x 9 1/2 inches (18 x 24.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, upper right: "8"; lower center: "A view of the SALFATARA a remarkable mountain near NAPLES which continually sends forth | streams of smoke, and where Sulphur and Allium is made of the Earth."; lower right: "de Bois fecit. | Printed for John Bowles in Cornhill"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.201
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | capes (outerwear) | cliffs | cloaks | coats | costume | explorers | genre subject | Grand Tour | horses (animals) | houses | landscape | men | mountains | paths | rocks (landforms) | science | smoke | staffs (walking sticks) | streams | sulfur | travelers | volcano
Associated Places:
Campania | Italy | Napoli | Pozzuoli | Solfatara
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48971
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