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View from Gaiolo, near Naples
Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
Richard Wilson (1713/14-1782)
View from Gaiolo, near Naples
c.1752-54 (undated)
Pen and brown ink and grey and green washes over indications in graphite
145 x 287 mm
5 11/16 x 11 5/ 16 in.
The view is traditionally from La Gaiola, with Capo Miseno in the distance
London 1934 (1162 - A Sea Coast)
Chambers Hall Gift, 1855
[1] Lower right corner: Chambers Hall (Lugt 551)
[2] Lower right corner: Oxford University Galleries (Lugt 2003)
Gaiola Island, if that is what is depicted here, is a minor island near Naples, just offshore from Posillipo and part of the Campanian Archipelago.
There is no related painting
Commemorative Catalogue 1934 (587, pl. CXLVI); Brown 1982, pp. 662-63, no. 1894, pl. 544