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View Naviglio di Porta Romano in Milan was executed in 1835 by Italian architecture and landscape painter Govanni Battisto Dell’Acqua.
The artist was born in Milan on 13 August 1788. A pupil of Giovanni Migliara, at the Academy Brera in Milan, he devoted himself to the city views of small format, inside caves or underground, nocturnal with moonlight.
He died in Milan on 9 September 1868.
Identical view of the same artist (with more larger dimensions) is in the museum of fashion in the Palace Morando Bolognini /Milan (see image in pinterest.de)
Inscription: signed and dated G. Batt. Dell’ Acqua 1835 on the edge of image.
Technique: oil on cardboard. Original period Italian gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed diameter (15 cm), framed w (cm) .