An 18th Century Coastal Capriccio - Follower of Claude Joseph Vernet
An 18th Century Coastal Capriccio - Follower of Claude Joseph Vernet

An 18th Century Coastal Capriccio - Follower of Claude Joseph Vernet

c. 1760 France

Offered by Timothy Langston

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An 18th century Capriccio depicting a port with classical ruins, a gentleman on horseback, tradespeople, fishermen, boats and a lighthouse before mountains.

Following in the manner of Vernet, this capriccio combines detailed figurative painting, engaging marine activity within an idealised landscape. The subject matter is varied and incorporates animated subjects such as trade and conversation. The composition is very well balanced, the colours rich and details well observed and executed.
Oil on canvas. Held in a swept giltwood frame.

Dimensions refer to size of frame.
Dimensions
Height 25.00 inch (63.50 cm)
Width 33.00 inch (83.82 cm)
Stock Code
0818
Medium
Oil on Canvas
Timothy Langston

Timothy Langston
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