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    Sale 5404

    Nineteenth Century European Art

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 126

    Giuseppe Casciaro (Italian, 1861-1945)

    Fisherfolk on the Amalfi coast

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Giuseppe Casciaro (Italian, 1861-1945)
    Fisherfolk on the Amalfi coast
    signed 'G. Casciaro' (lower right)
    pastel
    19¼ x 13 3/8 in. (48.8 x 34 cm.)


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    For his landscapes and views of Naples, Casciaro mostly used the medium of pastel, which he used to capture changes in light and atmosphere. He attended the Fine Art School of Naples and studied under the guidance of Lista, Palizzi and Morelli.

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