George Loring Brown 'Sunset, Bay of Naples' Oil on Canvas Landscape Painting

18000 USD
$18,000.00

Description:

George Loring Brown (American 1814-1889) 'Sunset, Bay of Naples' oil on canvas painting created in 1877 and depicting the distant view of mount Vesuvius in the background, with the bay and city of Naples to the left and Virgil's tomb ruins on the right side.
The condition is consistent with age, including cracquelure, in-painting and wax relining.

Provenance:
Purchased from Bradford Galleries, Estate Auctioneers & Appraisers, Sheffield, Massachusetts, c. 1991. Formerly property of the Yankee Peddler Inn, Holyoke, Massachusetts. Additionally stated in a 1981 appraisal to be by George Loring Brown.
A photograph exists of what was likely the original inscription on the back of the painting, visible before it was restored with a lining, reading "Sunset, Bay of Naples from Posilipo adjacent to Virgil's Tomb, painted by Geo. L. Brown 1877".
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SKU

112767

Condition

Good

Dimensions

35" H x 55" W x 3" D

Dealer

S138XX

Material

Oil on Canvas

Style

Victorian

Date of Manufacture

1870s

Place of Origin

United States

Period

Late 18th Century

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