PAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolorsPAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolors

If you are a decorator looking for a "look" without spending the bigger money, here is an interesting option: a PAIR of works (11 3/4" by 22" framed) that for all the world, look like antique Italian watercolors of the 19th century, featuring coastal ruins and boats in Naples waters with Vesuvius in the distance, and a coastal scene with Capri offshore. These fooled me easily, and I am a full time art dealer; I thought them originals, as the foxing spots in the sky, the browned/discolored paper, the "G. Carelli" signatures (Giuseppe Carelli, 1858-1921, Italian School) and the amazing detail convinced me quickly that they were watercolors. I continued to believe so until I removed them from the framing for photography---then discovered that these are detailed color photos, or more likely color photocopies, or giclees, nicely framed in gold to give the appearance of original art. I would doubt highly that any visitor to your home or office would ever suspect that the antiquity suggested here is completely faux. Highly decorative pieces, ready for the wall!

ITEM ID
JB03116
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
MEDIA
Watercolor
ORIGIN
Italy • Italian

PAIR decorative pictures after antique Italian watercolors

$175


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