A view in the Island of Madeira by William Hodges

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


Oil on panel
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.

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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