View of the Isola Madre on the Lake Maggiore with the Borromeo Palace and the famous English Garden. Around 1840/50

Autore: FALKEISEN, Johann Jacob


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Watercolor and gouache, signed in the lower left corner, within frame and passepartout. Measures of the view: 155x205 mm.
Falkeisen was a Swiss painter and landscape artist with studios in Paris and Milan. In 1843 a fire destroyed much of his studies and paintings. After a stay in the East, in 1855 he returned to Basel, where in 1859 he was appointed curator of the local Kunstsammlung.