A view in the Island of Madeira by William Hodges

William Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage of exploration.

Details

Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
47 x 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£20,000 ( Total: £80,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

An anonymous English country home; Sotheby's 2001.

Venue details

Captain Cook Memorial Museum Walker's House, Grape Lane, WHITBY North Yorkshire YO22 4BA 01947 601 900 www.cookmuseumwhitby.co.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £4.80)

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