William Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage of exploration.
A view in the Island of Madeira by William Hodges, 1777
© Captain Cook Memorial Museum
- Oil on panel Dimensions: 47 x 64 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £80,000)
- Acquired in:
- John Mitchell & Son
The ship stayed 4 days in Madeira. The governor of the island did not allow the artist to go ashore and therefore this work was painted within the ship.
An anonymous English country home; Sotheby's 2001.