Peasants Merry Making on the Coast Near Naples by Pietro Fabris

A pair of paintings with street-life scenes, populated with colourfully costumed peasants.


Oil on canvas
52 x 78 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,163 ( Total: £227,663; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
John Chichester-Constable

The artist's works were particularly favoured by foreign visitors to the city and typify the Grand Tour souvenir picture. William Constable spent three months in Naples and it seems likely that the British Envoy Extraordinary introduced Constble to Fabris.


Commissioned from the artist in Naples by William Constable; thence by descent.

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