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The Gulf of Salerno

A work made of oil on canvas.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of oil on canvas.

Date:

1783/85

Artist:

Joseph Wright of Derby
British, 1734-1797

About this artwork

On View

Painting and Sculpture of Europe, Gallery 219

Artist

Joseph Wright of Derby

Title

The Gulf of Salerno

Origin

England

Date

1783–1785

Medium

Oil on canvas

Inscriptions

Inscribed on original stretcher: Gulf of Salerno painted by Jos. Wright/exhibited 1785

Dimensions

16 3/8 × 23 3/8 in. (41.6 × 59.4 cm)

Credit Line

L.L. and A.S. Coburn, Josephine and John I. Louis, Jr., and Alexander A. McKay Endowments; through prior acquisition of the Charles H. and Mary F.S. Worcester Endowment

Reference Number

2003.46

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