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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

Status

On View, Gallery 219

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Joseph Wright of Derby

Title

The Gulf of Salerno

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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1783–1785

Medium

Oil on canvas

Inscriptions

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

Dimensions

41.6 × 59.4 cm (16 3/8 × 23 3/8 in.)

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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