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A View of The Bay of Pozzuoli, Near Naples, Taken from The East, Looking Towards The Port of Baia, with The Islands of Nisida, Procida And Ischia by 
																	Gaspar van Wittel

Gaspar van Wittel

( Dutch, 1653 - 1736 )

A View of The Bay of Pozzuoli, Near Naples, Taken from The East, Looking Towards The Port of Baia, with The Islands of Nisida, Procida And Ischia

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

27.95 in. (71.00 cm.) (height) by 66.93 in. (170.00 cm.) (width)

Literature:

Inventario general de todos los trastos y vienes muebles pertenecientes a la Cassa del Exmo. Sr. Marques Duque de Medinazeli, mi señor, Ms. in the Archivio Ducal de Medinaceli, Seville, 1711, no. 180: Territorio de Pozuelo con las Islas no247… 2.200 rs.; V. Lleó Cañal, ‘The art collection of the ninth Duke of Medinaceli’, The Burlington Magazine, vol. CXXXI, no. 1031, February 1989, pp. 109-10, 115; L. Trezzani in Gaspare Vanvitelli e le origini del vedutismo, exhibition catalogue, Rome, Chiostro del Bramante, 16 October 2002 - 9 February 2003, and Venice, Museo Correr, 28 February - 18 May 2003, p. 45.

Provenance:

Commissioned by Don Luís Francisco de la Cerda Fernández de Córdova Folch de Cardona y Aragón, ninth Duke of Medinaceli (1660-1711), in around 1700; Thence by descent until acquired by a private collector in 2011.

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