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View of the Bay of Naples

Italy Ca. 1880

A nice elevated view of Naples. This is a type of water color called a gouache that were very popular during the “Grand Tour” period in Italy from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. It is signed indistinctly “Pogillino”?”Pina Cosilli…”

Price

$750

Condition

Clean and bright. A few very light scuffs lower right.

Measurements

Frame - Height: 16.25" Width: 22.25"
Sight - H 10.25" W 16.5"

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