3 December 2014
Carlo Bonavia (active Naples 1751-1788)
An Italianate landscape, with fishermen on the shore and other figures resting by a natural arch, at sunset; and A rocky Italianate landscape, with figures unloading a ship and others resting on the shore by a villa, at sunrise
oil on canvas
17¾ x 29 3/8 in. (45 x 74.6 cm.)
with Conaghi, London, by 1953.
Anonymous sale; Christie’s, Rome, 1 June 1999, lot 739 (125,600,000 ITL).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Milan, 25 November 2011, lot 43 (€76,400), when acquired by the present owner.
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