Ponte Loreto near Nettuno

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Thomas Jones
by 1787
Oil over traces of graphite on paper, mounted on canvas.
13 3/8 x 20 7/8 inches (340 x 530 mm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009.
Signed and inscribed at lower right: T. Jones / No 42; inscribed by the artist at lower right, PONTE LORETO / near / Nettuno.
The artist, Pencerrig, near Builth Wells, Radnorshire, Wales (until his death in 1803); his daughter Elizabetha Francesca Jones (d. 1806); her widower, Captain John Dale (d.1827); by descent to his daughter from a later marriage, Rose Dale; by descent to her great-grandson Canon J. H. Adams, Liverpool; his sale, London, Sothby's, 27 November 1975, lot 92; Colnaghi, London, 1975; Galerie Bruno Meissner, Zollikon, Switzerland, 1976; Pierre Boissonnas, Zurich, 1978; sale, London, Christie's, 10 June 1999, lot 14, Artemis Fine Arts, Ltd., London; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.