Vesuvius and Somma from the Naples Mole by John Robert Cozens

A landscape drawing of Vesuvius and Somma from the Mole at Naples.


30 x 45 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
A E Anderson through The Art Fund

In all probability painted from Nature in the Autumn of 1782 for William Beckford of Fonthill. A E Anderson donated 22 watercolours to the Ashmolean over a period of 16 years through the Art Fund.


William Beckford, Fonthill.

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