Europe – Italy – Naples – Mt. Vesuvius
Views of Naples 1818
25 miniature gouaches and watercolour paintings, seven with views of Naples, eleven with the environment of Naples and another seven with views of the Mt. Vesuvius by night with the last eruptions of 1802, 1811, 1812 and 1816. On the painting with the last Eruption of 1816, is a signature: Eruptione del 1816 Georgio Glass Napoli. There is a watermark in the paper of each painting. Two known watermarks: Ruse & Turners (Maidstone in Kent, England, 1815) / John Fellows (Maidstone in Kent, England) and one unidentified watermark.
Artist: Giorgio Glass, 19th century
There is not much known about Giorgio Glass it is assumed, that he was the artist of the gouache paintings and later on he became a publisher in Naples.
Size: 12,5 x 9 cm
25 beautiful and fine gouache and watercolour paintings, loosely inlaid in a small notebook with blue paperboard cover of the time, title: „Ansichten von Neapel 1818“ in perfect condition. Rare collectible!
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