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Veduta del Vesuvio (View of Mt. Vesuvius)
  • Florian Grospietsch
    1789–1831
    born: Silesia, Germany
  • Veduta del Vesuvio (View of Mt. Vesuvius), 1825
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching, soft ground
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 278 x 432 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 311 x 452 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 15/16 x 17 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 1/4 x 17 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2002.0023
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Landscape with fine, dense lines making up sky top half composition, and dense dark lines for trees, road,m town, plains and mountian range bottom half. Resting donkey in bottom left corner foreground. Largest mountain/volcano at left center with smoke billowing from it.