Antique Portrait Miniatures From Piccolo Fine Art

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1175574 (stock #00845)
Piccolo Art
Neapolitan School, c. 1835 Gouache on card. A very rare and original grand tour painting depicting the early 19th century eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The painting is comprized of 9 independent views of the eruption, including tourists surveying the blue grotto. Each view is separated by a faux painted boarder. Beautiful ebonized fruitwood Biedermeier frame. Marbled backing paper. Rectangular, size 55 cms. X 69 cms. (21 3/4 inches X 27 1/4 inches). Mt...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1110786 (stock #00717)
Piccolo Art
English School, c. 1900 Gouache on paper. Portrait of the gunboat, the S S Blenheim flying the Union Jack and various other pendants, with a view of land and another ship in the distance. Indistinct artist’s signature signed to obverse and inscribed “Venice 1900”. Rectangular, 17 inches X 24 inches. The SS Blenheim was a British cargo steamer built in 1877 by E. Withy & Co. of West Hartlepool, England, and owned by Steel, Young & Co...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1920 item #1075919 (stock #00666)
Piccolo Art
Hans Hansen (1859 - 1941). Watercolour on card. "Snake Charmer, Morocco". Fantastical Orientalist interior scene depicting Moroccians seated and flanking a kneeling snake charmer and snake. Beyond, the inside roof of the building descends in arabesques with brilliant blue sky beyond. Signed to obverse. Rectangular, 29 cms. X 50 cms. (11 1/2 inches X 20 inches). Beautiful, original, restored frame incorporates Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and the Glasgow school motifs...