Woman of Procida

Woman of Procida


Erlangen 1820-1915 Oberwesel

A Woman of Procida

Signed lower right: Carl Haag and signed verso and inscribed: Roma 22 Jan. 1853
Watercolour heightened with bodycolour and gum arabic
352 x 248 mm., 13 ¾ x 9 ¾ in.

Haag was born in Bavaria and in 1847 decided to study English watercolour painting and came to London. He studied at the Royal Academy schools and first visited Italy in the winter of 1847. He travelled widely in Europe and the Near East and from 1860 he had studios in both London and Oberwesel, Germany.

Procida sits in the Bay of Naples between Ischia and the mainland, 15 miles south-west of Naples.

With Thos. Agnew & Sons
Robert, 2
nd Lord Cawley (1877-1954), Berrington Hall, Herefordshire