CA1005 Grand Tour Painting of the Blue Grotto, Capri
Lovely, possibly late 18th Century Grand Tour oil on metal plate painting of the Blue Grotto, Capri in its original ornate frame. Painted from inside the grotto at sunset with a small figure sitting to the right. Inscribed 'La grotte bleu, à Capri V.V 90' bottom right hand corner, and similarly in red in the top right hand corner, with the remnants of a hand written label to the reverse in the same hand. French or Italian, Naples, Italy, circa 1790.
H 35cm x W 40.5cm x D 6cm with frame
H 13 3/4" x W 16" x D 2 1/2" with frame