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Creator:
Henry Tresham, 1751–1814, British
Title:

The Ascent of Vesuvius

Date:
1785 to 1790
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 27 5/8 inches (44.8 x 70.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite center right: "Collection Lord Derby"; in graphite center: "D3489/ Henry Tresham RA 1750-1814 | Ascent of Vesuvius.. c 1785 | Coll : Earl of Derby | Tresham, protege of Lord Cawdor, was on | the continent, mainly in Italy, from 1775 to 1789. | LGD"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6296
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ash | climbers | clouds | genre subject | geology | hats | hiking | landscape | men | rocks (landforms) | science | smoke | steam | sticks | tourism | travelers | volcano
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Vesuvius
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6318
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