Near Mt. Etna, Sicily

Object Number: 
ca. 1854-69
Oil on canvas
Overall: 11 3/8 x 20 3/4 in. ( 28.9 x 52.7 cm )
Inscription: Penciled on stretcher: "SICILY / T. H. HOTCHKISS / NEAR AETNA"
Gallery Label: 
This view was taken from ruins of the Greek Theater. Henry Tuckerman, in his Book of the Artists, p 569, calls attention to two views of the ruined theater of Taormina with Mount Etna in the distance, and two other views of Mount Etna by Hotchkiss which "deserve much praise."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group