Title: View of the Bay of Naples with Vesuvius smoking

Artist: Hermann August Krüger (Cottbus 1834 – 1908 Baden-Baden)

Material: Oil on canvas

Measure: 68 cm (high), 125 cm (wide)

Signed and dated below right: Herm. Krüger; Df. 75

Hermann Krüger is certainly one of the most talented students Oswald Achenbach. Together with his teacher undertook Kruger study trips to Italy. The painting can be considered one of his major works are -the 39 year old painter shows a separate, finely nuanced line with strong light modulations.

Provenance: Private collection, Rheinland