An exquisite late 19th/ early 20th century Italian watercolour study, signed to the center right by Vincenzo Loria (1850-1939). Painted on wove paper.
Vincenzo Loria was an Italian painter, active mainly as a watercolour artist in Naples. Born in Salerno, he went to Naples and studied under Professor Domenico Morelli, painting genre subjects sometimes in oil, but more commonly in watercolour. He exhibited at Turin, Milan, Venice, and yearly at the Naples Promotrice. Among his works are Si va al bagno; Battesimo in costume del settecento; and Una pagina del Corano. He also made colour lithographs of murals from Pompeii and Herculaneum.