IPPOLITO CAFFI (Belluno, 1809 - Vis, 1866)
View of Nice from Villafranca
Oil on canvas, cm. 24,5x34. Framed.
The work is signed and dated at lower left: "CAFFI / NIZZA 21.12.51". On the back, on the frame, it bears a label: “NIZZA. PANORAMA VEDUTO DA VILLA FRANCA / CAFFI 21 DICEMBRE 1851”.
Due to its historical and artistic importance, the work it was notified by the Italian State.
PROVENANCE: Londra, Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox; sale, Christie's, Milano 28 November 2007.
F. Peretti, Ippolito Caffi, De Luca, Rome 2016, p. 216, n. 308 (with partially erroneous sizes).