Willmore, James Tibbits (1800-1863; English), after Leitch, William Leighton (1804-83; Scottish)
The Villa of Lucullus at Misenum 1851
Gift of John Pascoe Fawkner, 1868
National Gallery of Victoria (p.180.20-1)
The artists are identified in the inscriptions below the image, which also indicate that the original painting was “in the possession of John Purser Esq.,” and that the print was produced by the Art Union of London in 1851.
For both Leitch and Willmore, see linked artist entries, noting other pre-Felton works and further details.
Not listed in NGV 1894 or 1905
The NGV catalogue describes this print as by an unknown engraver after Leitch