London, South Kensington
12 December 2003
Giuseppe de Caro (active c. 1775)
Grapes, cherries and peaches on a stone ledge; Figs and peaches on a stone ledge; A pomegranate, a citron and pears on a forest floor; and Grapes, watermelons, apricots and a quince on a forest floor
signed: the first and the second 'JDCaro A' (JDC in monogram, lower right); the third and the forth'DCaro' (DC linked, lower right)
oil on panel, circular
9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) diam.
a set of four
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For other signed works by Guiseppe de Caro see L. Salerno, Nuovi Studi su la natura morta italiana, Rome, 1989, pp. 124-125. We are grateful to Professor Riccardo Lattuada for the attribtion given on inspection of the original.
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