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Maker(s):Colin, Alexandre-Marie
Culture:French (1798-1873)
Title:Masaniello
Date Made:1848
Type:Painting
Materials:Oil on canvas
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:Frame: 42 in x 35 1/2 in; 106.7 cm x 90.2 cm; Stretcher: 31 3/4 in x 25 1/4 in; 80.6 cm x 64.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1989.1
Credit Line:Purchase with the Art Aquisition Endowment Fund
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Description:
composition includes a central figure (Masaniello) sitting on a rock, holding a paper in his hands, surrounded by his sleeping compatriots; in the background is a view of Naples with a smoking Vesuvius; in the right background is a scene depicting a confrontation between Spanish soldiers and Masaniello.

Tags:
revolutions

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