Franz Ludwig Catel

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Franz Ludwig Catel
1778-1856
View from Castellammare to the Gulf of Naples and Mount Vesuvius
ca. 1818-1819
Watercolor and opaque watercolor over black chalk on blue paper.
6 13/16 x 11 5/16 inches (174 x 287 mm)
Thaw Collection.
2017.27
Inscription: 

Signed and inscribed by the artist on the former mount in brown ink, "Vecchio Castello. Castell a Mare. / Catel." and by another hand, "Berühmter Maler".

Provenance: 
Private collection, Germany; Thomas le Claire Kunsthandel, Hamburg; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.
Bibliography: 

Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 40, repr.
The Thaw collection of master drawings : acquisitions since 2002. New York : Morgan Library & Museum, 2009, no. 30, repr.

Associated names: 

Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.

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