Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples from a Cave

Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples from a Cave


Adolf von Heydeck

(German, 1787-1856)

Watercolor with graphite; framing lines in black ink

Support: Cream(1) wove? paper laid down on gray-blue laid paper (artist's mount?)

Sheet: 26.9 x 37.9 cm (10 9/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Secondary Support: 27.5 x 37.9 cm (10 13/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Gift of the John B. Putnam Foundation 1968.69


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