Description & Technical information

This pastel landscape bears a dedication by the artist to the Neapolitan collector Paride de Marco, whose collection also included works by other Neapolitan artists such as Francesco Michetti, Vincenzo Irolli, Eduardo Dalbono and many others. De Marco’s collection was sold at the Palazzo Spinelli in Naples in 1918.

Date:  1908
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Italy
Medium: Pastel, Pencil underdrawing, Brown paper
Signature: Faintly signed and dated GCasciaro / 6 08(?) 07 at the lower left. Signed, dated and inscribed a Paride / De Marco / l’amico / GCasciaro. / 1 luglio 1916 napoli at the lower right. Stamped G. CASCIARO / NAPOLI (not in Lugt) in a circle in blue ink on the verso.

Dimensions: 16.8 x 33.1 cm (6⁵/₈ x 13 inches)
Provenance: Given by the artist to Paride de Marco, Naples, on 1 July 1916
Probably his sale, Naples, Palazzo Spinelli, 25 March – 1 April 1918.

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints