143
143
Auguste-Etienne-François Mayer
ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
143
Auguste-Etienne-François Mayer
ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Tableaux, Sculptures et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle

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Auguste-Etienne-François Mayer
BREST 1805 - 1890 BREST
ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS
Signed, situated and dated lower left A. Mayer Naples 1850
Oil on canvas
24 x 31 cm ; 9 4/9 by 12 8/39 in.
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Provenance

In the family of the present owners for more than forty years.

Catalogue Note

Attracted very young by marine painting, Mayer travelled around the world which gave him a great experience of the sea. He painted several battles of the French Navy. Five of his works are kept at the Musée de la Marine in Paris.

Tableaux, Sculptures et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle

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Paris