JOHANN JAKOB FREY (SWISS, 1813-65), OIL ON PANEL, 4 PCS, H 5.5", W 8.25", "VIEWS IN & AROUND NAPLES"
A suite of four oils on panel titled "Views In & Around Naples" attributed to Johann Jakob Frey. Includes depictions of the Grotto of Posillipo with Tomb of Virgil, Bay of Naples from Sorrento, Isle of Capri from Punta Campanella and Greek temples near Salerno. Unsigned. Each bearing a Findlay Gallery (Chicago) paper label to the verso. Appear to be in their original period frames. Frames measure H 7.5" x L 10.5"
As viewed under UV light, one work (Tomb of Virgil) has minor degree of inpainting, flaking and abrasions to surface. All have good early if not original varnish, minor craquelure, moderate edge wear to frames. CP