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The Ascent of Vesuvius

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Description

Inscribed on back in graphite center right: "Collection Lord Derby"; in graphite center: "D3489/ Henry Tresham RA 1750-1814 | Ascent of Vesuvius.. c 1785 | Coll : Earl of Derby | Tresham, protege of Lord Cawdor, was on | the continent, mainly in Italy, from 1775 to 1789. | LGD"

Medium: Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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