View of the Capri Coast
VIEW OF THE CAPRI COAST (American, c. 1850), an oil on canvas coastal scene by John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816-1872). Taking place at either sunrise or sunset, the scene depicts an avenue of trees with figures in the left middle ground, a ravine runs to the beach and a prominent ruined fortress stands along the cliffs leading to the coast, the sea with boats on it is on the right side of the canvas, and the rising/setting sun is reflected on the water.
Oil on canvas
Gilt and gessoed wood frame
58 1/2" x 78"
Gift of Mr. J. Edgar Monroe.
The Magazine Antiques, 'Newport' April, 1995, P. 568
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