Pietro Fabris

Naples from the West, with Peasants Gaming

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Artist

Pietro Fabris

Title

Naples from the West, with Peasants Gaming

Date

about 1760

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

H: 71.3 x W: 98.8 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0210.S

Collection

Naples

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This scene of Neapolitan peasant life includes musicians, card players and a wine-seller. Glimpsed through the mouth of the cave is the Bay of Naples with the Castel dell’Ovo and Vesuvius in the distance. There are a number of different versions of this composition, one of which, signed and dated 1766, is in the Royal Collection.

Pietro Fabris Naples from the West, with Peasants Gaming about 1760 © Compton VerneyPhoto by Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd.

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