Alceste Campriani (Terni 1848 - Lucca 1933)
A Fisherman in his Boat Sold
Oil on panel. Inscribed Dipinto autentico di Alceste / Campriani Gli eredi / Marzia Mattioli Borckeky(?) and numbered (2) on the reverse. Stamped with the panel-maker’s stamp Giosi Napoli on the reverse.131 x 222 mm. (5 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.)ENQUIRE
Scenes of fishermen and fishing boats appear throughout Campriani’s painted oeuvre. Similar boats are found, for example, in a large canvas, signed and dated 1900, which appeared on the art market in London in 1984.
The artist’s studio, NaplesThence by descent in the family of the artist, until 2011.