This painting features fishermen in rowing boats and sail boats on calm waters with a back drop of sheer cliffs with a small pastel-colored village above.
The artist presents this tranquil scene with a very delicate palette of colours and has succeeded in adding great depth to the scenery.
Several examples of his work have sold at top auction houses:
Christies 19th Century European Art
Impressionist & Modern Art LOT 131 , SALE 5405
Giuseppe Carelli (Italian, 1858-1921)
Fishing vessels before Capri
PRICE REALIZED GBP 4,750
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Giuseppe Carelli (Italian, 1858-1921) Fishing, Bay of Naples
Auction: 2299 Lot: 207
Sold for: $8,813
In excellent condition the painting and frame having been beautifully cleaned in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 50 x Width 40 x Depth 5 - Frame
Height 39 x Width 29 - Canvas
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 8 inches x Width 1 foot, 4 inches x Depth 2 inches - Frame
Height 1 foot, 3 inches x Width 11 inches - Canvas
Our reference: 08595