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ANIELLO ASCIONE (1680-1708)

1680 to 1708, Neapolitan

Still Life flowers in a sculpted urn and an array of fruit and a rabbit, a view to a landscape beyond; Still life of fruit, swags of flowers, a pot of carnations and a parrot, a view to a landscape beyond a balustrade

Oil on canvas

signed with momogram, a pair

158.20 x 116.00 cm    62.28 x 45.67 inches

Overall Framed Size
167.00 x 125.20 cm    65.75 x 49.29 inches


The latter half of the 17th century and earlier 18th century marked the golden age of Neapolitan still-life painting and Aniello Ascione was one of its most highly regarded exponents. His sumptuous paintings, brimming with fecund produce of the Mediterranean and painted in rich colours, were eagerly sought after by those who wished to decorate their palaces in that city.

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