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Leonardo Coccorante (1680; 1750) attributed; Marine in a landscape of ancient ruins around 1700.
Canvas re-lined 98 cm by 73 cm
Old frame 112 cm by 87 cm
Our painting is certainly a around 1700 work, the influence of 17th century painting is still notable , especially this bluish gray landscape in the background. In the foreground, the characters, here fishermen, are busy as often with Coccorante, which allows, on the contrary, to properly consider the size of the ancient ruin.
Leonardo Coccorante (1680; 1750)
Neapolitan painter born in 1680, died in 1750. Painter of capriccio and vedute, he likes to represent ruins, invented or not, in what is spectacular about them, in particular their large size. He trained with Jan Frans Bloemen known as Orizzonte and Angelo Marie Costa (1670; 1721) before joining Gabriele Ricciardelli active between 1741 and 1721). His debut took place at the Court of Charles VII of Naples. He realized in particular for the royal palace, the Veduta del golfo di Napoli dal Calascione and on the occasion of the engagement of Charles III of Spain, king of the two Sicilies and Marie Amélie of Saxony, the Palazzo dei Regii Studi. It will follow other Vedute of Naples.
Price : on request