Baroque Capriccio with Ruins and Figures, Early 18th Century Italian oil on canvas painting, circle of Alessandro Magnasco, il Lissandrino, in good age related condition. The composition of the work focuses mainly on the ruins, observed by the Roman knight observing two beggars sitting on the rubble as to emphasize the decadence of the classical world.
The painting has been lined and reported on a new frame. Has been restored and has some painting additions. It comes from a Lombard private collection, set within a later 19th century French plaster frame.
Antique Italian oil on canvas landscape with ruins, characters, and herds dating back to late 18th century, with original antique wooden frame, depicting two resting shepherds closed to ruins, a column with bas-relief decoration. Cows, goats and sheeps crowd this Neoclassical landscape. Architectural elements in the foreground on the right side of the landscape.
74 x 100 cm is the internal size, of canvas only, unframed.
This antique artwork comes from a private collection of Milan, has been restored at the end of 20th century, lined with a new frame and sketcher and is now in good age related condition.