Spooner's Protean Views,Mount Vesuvius.
Coloured lithograph, trimmed and laid on card with title label, backed with tissue, as issued. Total dimensions of image and title 185 x 185mm (7¼ x 7¼"). Foxing; transformation works well.
As explained in text caption, seen flat Vesuvius is shown on a tranquil summer's day, but held up to the light it can be seen erupting, with smoke billowing and lava running down its sides. One of a large series of such 'Protean Views'.
For other examples see refs. 5697, 5698 etc.
[Ref: 36958] £240.00