LARGE 19TH C. PAINTING AFTER THOMAS COLE, MOUNT ETNA FROM TAORMINA, SICILY: Oil/Canvas Laid on Board, sight size is 36'' x 54.25'', no visible signature, impressive gilded gesso frame with relief floral nut and fruit motif, frame size is 45'' x 63''. Est. $3000/5000**
CONDITION: Laid down some time ago, there is an obvious repair to a tear in the upper right margin, scattered craquelure throughout and scattered inpainting touches, frame has been over painted, sold as is.