City Views, Landscapes, Italy, Volcano, Naples, Vesuvius, erupting
"Napoli". Naples by night from the Gulf. In the distance the erupting Vesuvio.
We are viewing Naples from the sea in a moonlit night. 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.
This gouache was painted by an anonymous artist. Ca. 1860. It has been restored. There is a vertical fold through the middle. Light fraying in margins.
35.4 x 56.2 cm (10 x 22")