View from the Ruins of the Greek Theater at Taormina, Sicily, with Mount Etna (Smoking)

Object Number: 
1932.45
Date: 
c. 1868
Medium: 
Oil on paper laid on canvas, laid on Japanese paper and wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 14 in. ( 22.9 x 35.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left with a stylus: "Taromina, Sicily"; signed at lower right: "T H Hotchkiss"; reverse of canvas inscribed (before conservation): "Taormina / Island of Sicily / Painted by Thomas H. Hotchkiss / Presented to / Lucy M. Durand Woodman"
Description: 
Landscape
Gallery Label: 
This painting was presented to Lucy Maria Durand Woodman, daughter of Asher B. Durand, and mother of Nora Durand Woodman.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Provenance: 
Estate of Thomas Hiram Hotchkiss; Asher B. Durand and Family; Lucy Durand Woodman, Orange, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group