Offering a fine smaller original gouache landscape featuring a typical Neapolitan landscape complete with the smoking Vesuvius volcano in the background. Signed indistinctly in the lower left corner. Housed in the period antique frame measuring 4 3/4 by 8 1/4 inches approximately. Very fine condition with no water stains or tears. The original paper backing is intact and sealed. Has not been examined outside of the frame. This is a typical example of Neapolitan tourist painting which was very popular in the 19th century. Tourist making the Grand Tour often purchased these paintings as souvenirs. Today these paintings are highly desired by collectors. Nice bright colors with a nice loose style.
Fine Early 20th Century Neapolitan Bay of Naples (Vesuvius) Gouache Landscape, Signed