Leonardo Coccorante, Cappriccio, Oil Painting, c. 1740

Item no. 253877-2
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    • Oil on canvas, relined
    • Leonardo Coccorante (1680-1750) - Italian landscape and architectural painter of the School of Naples
    • Dimensions: 63 x 100 cm
    • Gilt ornate frame: 81 x 116 cm
    • Good condition
    • One of Coccorante’s typical fantastic architectural vedutas, which count among his most sought after subjects besides his seascapes
    • This object is sold through our Berlin office
    Checked by the Art Loss Register
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    Imaginary classical ruins vedutas or ‘capprici’ were among Leonardo Coccorante’s (1680-1750) favorite subjects. The extremely detailed landscapes often feature small figures in the foreground, in order to reinforce the size of the architecture. Furthermore, Coccocante’s paintings show influences of Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) and the 17th century ‘Quadraturisti’ [Fictive architectural decoration] in the circle of Viviano Codazzi (c. 1606-1670).

    The painting appears in good condition, showing some craquelure and slight pressure marks from the stretcher. The paint surface shows some tiny paint losses. The canvas has been relined. The inspection und UV light reveals numerous minor strokes of retouching throughout the painting. The frame is slightly worn.

    Further Literature:
    Ferrari, O.- Leonardo Coccorante e la veduta ideale napolitana, EMPORIUM, 1954
    Dizionario enciclopedico dei pittori e degli incisori italiani, Giorgio Mondadori, Eds. Turín, 1990
    Spinosa, N y Di Mauro, L.: Pintura Napolitana del settecento (Band I: Vedute napoletane del Settecento), Electa Napoli, 1993
    Carandente, G.: Il Museo Civico di Teramo. La Pinacoteca, Roma 1960

    Leonardo Coccorante (1680-1750)
    Leonardo Coccorante was born in Naples in 1680. According to De Domenici (1774), he received his artistic training with the Sicilian painter Angelo Maria Costa, one of the most important early 17th century Neapolitan landscape painters. Coccorante received commissions by King Charles of Bourbon and the nobility in Italy and abroad. His paintings show fantastic architecture, landscapes and ruins, which feature a virtuoso lightning. Works by Coccorante can be found in the collections of important museums, including the Louvre, the Museum Grenoble and the Pinacoteca del Castello Sforzesco in Milan. (cko)

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