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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, UNITED STATES

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
THE BAY OF NAPLES WITH MOUNT VESUVIUS
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, UNITED STATES

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
THE BAY OF NAPLES WITH MOUNT VESUVIUS
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Details & Cataloguing

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Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky
1817-1900
THE BAY OF NAPLES WITH MOUNT VESUVIUS
signed in Latin and dated 1879 l.l.
oil on canvas
67.5 by 52.5cm, 26 1/2 by 20 3/4 in.
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Provenance

Estate of a Nobleman
Sotheby's London, The Russian Sale, 29 April 1999, lot 49

Literature

G.Caffiero and I.Samarine, Light, Water and Sky, London: Alexandria Press, 2012, p.305 illustrated

Catalogue Note

The IR-reflectogram reveals underdrawing beneath the paint as well as Aivazovsky's signature on the reverse of the original canvas concealed by the lining. 

The present work is included in the numbered archive of the artist's work compiled by Gianni Caffiero and Ivan Samarine.

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