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was executed 1855 by prominent Austrian-French marine and landscape painter Carl (Karl) Josef Kuwasseg (1802 Triest - 1877).
(From Wikipedia) Karl Joseph Kuwasseg ((1802, Trieste - 1877) was an Austrian painter of the 19th century.
Karl Joseph Kuwasseg was born in Trieste. He moved to Vienna where he worked in watercolors. He accompanied the Count of Schomburg on his travels through Europe and America. There he produced several landscapes.
He moved to Paris in 1830 and took the French nationality in 1870. His brothers Joseph (born 1799) and Anton became painters and lithographers, as did his son Charles Euphrasie Kuwasseg.
Works by Kuwasseg are in different French museums and in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Literature: Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins - Painters - 1887 Page 417; Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenen Künstler " by Thieme / Becker. Leipzig, 1999
Inscriptions: signed and dated 1855 lower right
Technique: oil on panel. Magnificent original gold-plated frame.
Measurements: unframed w 15 3/4" x h 10 1/2" (40 x 26,5 cm), framed w 22 " x h 16 3/4" (56 x 42,5 cm).