Large colourful view of gulf of Naples with Vesuvius in the background was executed in 1930s-1940s i by listed Austrian landscape painter Gottfried Arnegger, who was the son of Alois Arnegger (1879 - 1967), travelled and worked in Italy with his father and recieved acknowledge for his South Italian views and coast views of lakes of Como and Garda.
Literature: Prof. H.Fuchs "Die Osterreichischen Maler", Vienna, 1975
Inscription: signed lower right, original metal plaque on the frame lower middle, artists original title in German. "Naples" , on the edge of canvas (see photo).
Technique: oil on canvas. Magnificent original period frame.
Measurements: unframed 32 1/4" x 20 3/4" (121 x 102 cm); framed 39 3/4" x 28 1/3" (151 x 132 cm).
Condition: in very good condition