- View of Vesuvius
- Watercolor over graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 7 1/8 x 10 3/4 inches (18.1 x 27.3 cm) and Mount: 7 1/2 × 11 1/8 inches (19.1 × 28.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "On the Coast of Posilipo, Mount Vesuvius in the distance | J Smith | D3008 / John "Warwick" Smith 1749-1835 | c 1780 also signed on back of the drawing [...] 127 | Coll: Henrey S. [...] LGD "
Collector's mark: Soipio collector's mark
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Geoffrey and Renée Hartman
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- cliffs | landscape | rocks (landforms) | sea | volcano
- Associated Places:
- Golfo di Napoli | Gulf of Naples | Italy | Napoli | Vesuvius
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John Warwick Smith, 1749–1831, British, View of Vesuvius, undated
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