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Vesuvius in Eruption

J. M. W. Turnerbetween 1817 and 1820

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

Details

  • Title: Vesuvius in Eruption
  • Date Created: between 1817 and 1820
  • Location Created: London
  • Subject: science, Grand Tour, geology, lava, smoke, volcano, mountain, landscape, boats
  • Physical Dimensions: w39.7 x h28.6 cm
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Inscribed in graphite, verso, on mount, center: "<37> (encircled)"; in graphite, verso, center: "Mount Vesuvius in Eruption | J M W Turner R.a 1817"
  • Artist: Joseph Mallord William Turner
  • Type: watercolor
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669739
  • Medium: Watercolor, gum and scraping out on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper, mounted on thick, smooth, cream wove paper

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