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View of Vesuvias from above Portici: 1963

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Current Location: In storage


View of Vesuvias from above Portici


Draughtsman: Pars, William




History note: With the Bernard Squire Gallery, 12 Baker St., London W1

Measurements and weight

Height: 432 mm
Width: 630 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1936-11) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production

Black ink
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Painted Area Height 416 mm Width 557 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Black chalk, watercolour, pen and black ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (inscribed with title on the artist's original washed mount)
  • Location: On mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1963
Primary reference Number: 12208
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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