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  • Title: A Grotto in the Gulf of Salerno, Sunset
  • Creator: Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
  • Date Created: 1780 to 1781
  • Physical Dimensions: 40 x 50 inches (101.6 x 127 cm) Frame: 48 × 57 × 3 3/4 inches (121.9 × 144.8 × 9.5 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: sunset, stalactites, boat, seascape, marine art, landscape, gulf, grotto, sea, lateen rig, light, rocks (landforms)
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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