View of Vesuvius: Effect 11:25 A.M.
Charles Caryl Coleman
Charles Coleman regularly depicted Mount Vesuvius from the window of his villa on Capri, Italy, where he settled in 1885. His pictures of the dramatic profile of, and variable atmospheric effects around, this landmark evoke images of Mount Fuji that proliferate in Japanese art.
Pastel on grey-blue, medium weight, modereately textured wove paper mounted overall to pulpboard
December 21, 1913
24 3/16 x 17 15/16 in. (61.4 x 45.6 cm) (show scale)
Vertical watermark across left edge: "GANSON & MONTGOLFIER MIDALON-LES-ANNONAX ANGne MANUFre GANSON & MONTGOLFIER"
Signed lower left in blue pencil: "CCC [monogram] -- CAPRI -- / 11- 25 AM / Dec. 21. 1913."
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Charles Caryl Coleman (American, 1840-1928). View of Vesuvius: Effect 11:25 A.M., December 21, 1913. Pastel on grey-blue, medium weight, modereately textured wove paper mounted overall to pulpboard, 24 3/16 x 17 15/16 in. (61.4 x 45.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, John B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 20.657
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