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Watercolour - Vesuvius
  • Vesuvius
    John Robert Cozens, born 1752 - died 1797
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Vesuvius

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, painting (image-making))
    Vesuvius (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Robert Cozens, born 1752 - died 1797 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.715

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 35

Physical description

Mount Vesuvius; Viewed from the land side; ruins in the foreground, where two horsemen are seen on the left, about to pass under trees; Watercolour.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, painting (image-making))
Vesuvius (made)

Date

second half of 18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

John Robert Cozens, born 1752 - died 1797 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 14.2 in, Width: 20.1 in

Descriptive line

Cozens, John Robert; Mount Vesuvius; Viewed from the land side; ruins in the foreground, where two horsemen are seen on the left, about to pass under trees; Watercolour; English School; Second half of 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Horsemen; Volcano; Ruins; Trees; Horses; Men

Categories

Paintings; Topographical watercolours

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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