7 July 1998
Xaviero della Gatta (active 1777-1823)
The Bay of Naples from Marinella
signed 'Xav.s della Gatta'
bodycolour, the upper right corner made up
345 x 620 mm.
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A smaller bodycolour view by Della Gatta of the same composition, dated 1784, is in a private collection, Naples, N. Spinosa and L. Di Mauro, Vedute napoletane del settecento, Naples, 1989, no. 171, pl. 98.
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