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A View Of The Bay Of Sorrento Drawn From A Terrace (recto); The Small Port Of Marina Grande In Sorrento, With The Beach And Houses On The Shore, Boats Anchored In The Bay (verso) by 
																	Gaspar van Wittel

Gaspar van Wittel

( Dutch, 1653 - 1736 )

A View Of The Bay Of Sorrento Drawn From A Terrace (recto); The Small Port Of Marina Grande In Sorrento, With The Beach And Houses On The Shore, Boats Anchored In The Bay (verso)

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Materials:

Pen and brown ink and grey wash over black chalk, squared in red chalk for transfer

Measurements:

15.16 in. (38.50 cm.) (height) by 38.78 in. (98.50 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

unfolded; 2: 38.3 x 48.5 cm (verso); 3: 37.9 by 49.7 cm

Description:

..A Distant View Of The 'Penisola Sorrentina' With Vesuvius, Plants And Flowers In The Foreground; a large double page album spread with three panoramic views

Markings:

bears inscriptions in black chalk twice: Sorrent and an illegible one ( recto);, pen and brown ink ( verso, B) and C)) and grey wash over black chalk ( verso, B)) with black chalk inscription: Sorrent ( verso, B)) and several black chalk inscriptions: Vesuvio! van Wittel,..Get 13/2/21 in Rom/Aus Neaples/16/8416 (verso, C))

Literature:

G. Briganti, Gaspar van Wittel, Milan, 1996, p. 349, no. D182, p. 276 under no. 397;; L. Trezzani, Gaspare Vanvitelli e le origini del vedutismo, exhib. cat., Rome, Chiostro del Bramante and Venice, Museo Correr, 2003, p. 218, under no. 74

Provenance:

L. Pollak (L.788b);; with A. Stein and L. Lowe, exhib. cat., Old Master drawings presented by A. Stein and L. Lowe, H. Terry Engell Gallery, London, p. 8, no. 66, only b reproduced pl. 47;; Sale, Paris, Christie’s, 22 March 2007, lot 225, bought by the present owner

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