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Neopolitan School Landscape by 19th Century Artist Gabriele Smargiassi

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Neopolitan School, 19th century oil on canvas landscape centred around a huge tree and pastoral scene depicting two figures with pair of horned goats near an expansive lake surrounded by tall mountain peaks amid the dawning of a new day. Signed G Smargiassi for Gabriele Smargiassi on the right hand bottom of the canvas. Painting is in a period giltwood frame Gabriele Smargiassi (1798–1882) was an Italian landscape painter and leader of the Neapolitan Academy of Fine Arts in Naples, Italy. Born in Chieti Abruzzo in 1798 Gabriele was prediposed to become a priest like his uncle, but an artistic talent was recognized early, and he was sent at age 19 to train in Naples first with Giuseppe Cammarano, and then for seven years with Anton Sminck van Pitloo. He then traveled to Rome, where he was briefly tutored by Louis-Philippe, future king of France. He was patronized in Paris by the Salon of the Duchess of Saint-Leu. When Pitloo died in 1837, Smargiassi returned to Naples to fill the chair of Professor of Landscape painting for the Academy of Arts in Naples. In Naples, he was patronized by the Count of Aquila. Giacinto Gigante was a contemporary and fellow-painter, while Francesco Mancini, Alfonso Simonetti, and Raimondo Scoppa were among his pupils.


  • Creator
    Gabriele Smargiassi (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 31.5 in. (80.01 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Style
    Napoleon III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1850
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Vancouver, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4631214730371

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