View from the Ruins of the Greek Theater at Taormina, Sicily, with Mount Etna (Smoking)
Oil on paper laid on canvas, laid on Japanese paper and wood
Overall: 9 x 14 in. ( 22.9 x 35.6 cm )
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"
This painting was presented to Lucy Maria Durand Woodman, daughter of Asher B. Durand, and mother of Nora Durand Woodman.
Gift of Miss Nora Durand Woodman
Estate of Thomas Hiram Hotchkiss; Asher B. Durand and Family; Lucy Durand Woodman, Orange, New Jersey
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