Artist
Joseph Wright of Derby (1734‑1797)
Title
Vesuvius in Eruption, with a View over the Islands in the Bay of Naples
Date c.1776-80
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 1220 x 1764 mm frame: 1461 x 1941 x 95 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund, Friends of the Tate Gallery, and Mr John Ritblat 1990
Reference
T05846
Joseph Wright of Derby, 'Vesuvius in Eruption, with a View over the Islands in the Bay of Naples, c.1776-80
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