City Views, Landscapes, Italy, Volcano, Naples and the Vesuvius
"Napoli" Naples by day from the Gulf. In the distance the erupting Vesuvio.
We are viewing Naples from the sea. High above the city the Palazzo Reale di Capodimonte (Royal Palace). It was used as redsidence only between . The chateau was only briefly used as a royal residence. It is far more noted for being one of the finest art museums. A lively marine staffage on the Gulf with two British threemasters
This gouache was painted by an anonymous artist. Ca. 1860. It has been restored. There is a repaired tear on the left side ca. 2 cm (0.8") into the sky. Hardly visible vertical centerfold. Light fraying on upper margin edge.
35 x 57.2 cm (13.8 x 22.5")