02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Italian School, 19th Century The New Volcano Discovered in July 1831...

$5,288$4,500
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Italian School, 19th Century

The New Volcano Discovered in July 1831... Unsigned, titled below. Oil on board, 18 x 24 3/4 in., in a black painted frame. Condition: Scattered retouch, scattered minor losses and abrasions, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The volcano, which lies off the western tip of Sicily, was originally discovered in 1632 but lay dormant for almost two centuries before erupting again in 1831. It has been variously known as Ethemeral, Giulia, Ferdinandea, and Graham. Now, the volcano is again submerged in shoal water.
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Keywords

Italian School, Sicily