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Giuseppe de Nittis (1846-1884)

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Introduction:

On this page you will find an account of the works that Joseph de Nittis has exhibited at the 1st ‘impressionist’ exposition in 1974 and at the Salon. For general info on Giuseppe de Nittis and the used sources see the main page. For the pictures see.

 

The first ‘impressionist’ exposition 1874:

  • catalogue numbers 115-118bis
  • no. 118 consisted of 2 or more studies of women
  • so in total Joseph de Nittis exhibited at least 6 works, all oil paintings
    • 4x indication of place
    • 1x indication of time, season or weather
    • 2x a study
    • 0x loans (appartient à…).
  • See for the suggestions of Moffett (R2,p122) and of Dayez (R87,p247)
  • Moffett refers to: Piceni, Enrico: De Nittis, L’uomo e l’opera. Busto Arsizio: Bramante, 1979. (R2,p503)
1874 catalogue: (R2,p122; iR1;R87,p247)

1874-115        Paysage près de Blois
Moffett and Dayez don’t give a suggestion. Blois lies about 183km south of Paris, see map. A very uncertain suggestion: 18xx, Poplars at the old house, 19×10, A2014/11/24 (iR11).

1874-116        Lever de lune, Vésuve
Moffett and Dayez don’t give a suggestion. Very uncertain suggestions are: 18xx, The bay of Napels (The Sea near Naples), xx, xx, (iR2); 1872-73, View of Mount Vesuvius (Veduta del Vesuvio), 18×32, A2011/06/14 (iR11); 1872, Mountainous site, Italy (Torre Annunziata), 19×31, private (R84,p123).

1874-117        Campagne du Vésuve
Perhaps Campagne du Vésuve, private collection (R87). According to Moffett: for no. 117 or 118bis: perhaps Piceni 19, private collection in Milan (R2). Uncertain suggestions are: 18xx, Campagna vesuviana, 18×32, private, (iR2); 1873 (HW), Return from Mount Vesuvius (Ritorno dal Vesuvio), 19×32, A2009/06/09 (iR11).

1874-118        études de femme
Moffett and Dayez don’t give a suggestion. Note: this catalogue number consisted of 2 or more studies of women. Suggestions are: 18xx, portrait of a young woman (testa di donna con frangetta), 61×46, A2001/06/06 (iR11); 18xx, testa femminile di profilo, con cappellino, 55×46, A2016/04/25 (iR11); 18xx, blond woman’s head (testa di donna bionda), xx, A20020527 (iR11); 18xx, Leontine (study?), 41×27, A2010/11/16 (iR11).

1874-118bis    Route en Italie
Perhaps: route en Italie, private collection (R87). According to Moffett: for no. 117 or 118bis: perhaps Piceni 19, private collection in Milan (R2). Very uncertain options are: 1867, La traversée des Apennins (la traversata degli Appennini), 41×76, MGNC Napels (iR6;iR41); 1870, Lungo l’Ofanto (along the Ofanto, xx, private, (iR2); 1872, The road from Brindisi to Barletta (la strada da brindis a barletta), xx, Indianapolis MA (iR6;iR2); 1872, La route de Naples à Brindisi, 9×18, A2016/10/18 (iR11). 

 

 

Joseph(-Gaetan) de Nittis at the Salon:

The Salon database indicates that Joseph de Nittis was born in Barletta (Italie). Still in the catalogue of the Salon of 1869 it is indicated that he was born in Naples. In 1884 he is called Joseph-Gaetan de Nittis. He was a pupil of Gérôme. In 1879+1884 he exhibited hors concours.

 

S1869-1810 Une visite chez l’antiquaire
Compare: 1870, Japanese Ladies admiring a screen, xx, private, (iR2).

S1869-1811 Une forêt de la Pouille (Italie) .
Eng.: A forest in Apulia. Apulia is a region in the south of Italy, see map. A very uncertain option: 18xx, Wood felling in the Forest (Nella Foresta), xx, A2004/06/15 (iR11;iR2).

S1870-2101 La femme aux perroquets
Additional info: (Appartient à M. Hoschedé). Probably: 1869ca, Lady with Parrots, xx, private, (iR2).

S1870-2102 Une réception intime
Eng.: A private reception. An uncertain suggestion: 1870, The Return From the Dance (Il Ritorno Dal Ballo), 31×24, private, (iR2).

S1870-3861 Arabe ; dessin
S1870-3862 Arabe ; dessin
Compare: 1869, Bob, wc, 25×21, AI Chicago, (iR2)

S1872-1177 Route de Naples à Brindisi (Italie)
Probably: 1872, The road from Brindisi to Barletta, xx, Indianapolis MA (iR6;iR2).

S1873-1114 Les cratères du Vésuve avant l’éruption de 1872
Eng.: The craters of Vesuvius before the eruption of 1872. Maybe: 1872, Vesuvius eruption of 1872, 76×128, A2014/12/09 (or PZ Napels) (iR6;iR2;iR11).

S1873-1115 La descente du Vésuve .
Eng.: Descending Mount Vesuvius. Two options: 1872, Vesuvius eruption of 1872, the rain of ashes, xx, xx (iR6) or: 1873 (HW), Return from Mount Vesuvius (Ritorno dal Vesuvio), 19×32, A2009/06/09 (iR11).

S1874-1394 Dans les blés
Eng.: In the corn. Very uncertain options are: 18xx, Un berger dans un champ, 15×23, A20140401 (iR11); or: 18xx, In the Fields around London, 45×55, private (iR35;iR2); or: 18xx, Siesta (HW child lying in the field), xx, xx, (iR2).

S1874-1395 “Fait-il froid ! ! !”
Probably: 1874ca, Che Freddo! (Freezing!), 54×73, xx, (iR2;iR35)

S1875-1544 Place de la Concorde .
Compare: 1880, Place de la Concorde (un angolo di piazza de la Concorde), xx, GB Milan (?) (iR6).

S1875-1545 A Bougival (Seine-et-Oise) .
Bougival lies 20km west of Paris, see map. An uncertain option: 18xx, La Grenouillère, xx, private, (iR2). La Grénouillère lies on the Island Île de la Chaussée, which is part of Bougival.

S1876-1543 Sur la route de Castellamare
Additional info: (Appartient à M. Botkine). Eng.: On the road to Castellamare. Google maps gives several options for Castellamare. A very uncertain suggestian: 1867, La traversée des Apennins (la traversata degli Appennini), 41×76, MGNC Napels (iR6;iR41).

S1876-1544 Place des Pyramides .
Probably: 1875-6, Place des Pyramides, 92×75, Orsay, (iR2;iR36;iR6).

S1877-1598 Paris, vu du Pont-Royal .
Additional info: (Voir Dessins). Maybe: 1875ca, Rue de Paris with Carriages (street in Paris with carriages), 40×56, private, (iR2;iR6).

S1877-3210 Le boulevard Haussmann ; aquarelle
Additional info: (Voir Peinture). Compare: 18xx, Portrait of a Gentleman on a Parisian Boulevard, xx, xx, (iR2).

S1877-3211 La place Saint-Augustin ; aquarelle
Compare: 1882, The Place de Carousel and the Ruins of the Tuileries Palace, 45×60, Louvre (iR2;iR6;iR35).

S1878-1679 Coin de boulevard
Additional info: (Voir Dessins). A very uncertain option: 18xx, Le Parfumier, xx, private, (iR2).

S1878-3549 Au bois de Boulogne ; pastel
Compare: 1874, Avenue de Bois du Boulogne, 32×42, A2008/11/12 (iR2;iR6;iR35;iR11); and: 1881-4ca, The Bois de Boulogne races (Triptych), 107×220(?), PdN Barletta (iR6).

S1878-3550 Arc de triomphe ; aquarelle
Additional info: (Voir Peinture). Compare: 1873 (HW), Return from Mount Vesuvius (Ritorno dal Vesuvio), 19×32, A2009/06/09 (iR11); and: 1878-79ca, The Arc the Triumphe from the Avenue Foch, pastel, 54×73, private, (iR2).

S1879-2248 Une marchande d’allumettes dans la City (Londres)
Eng.: A match seller in the City (London). Compare: 1878, Trafalgar Square, xx, xx, (iR2); and: 1878, Westminster, xx, xx, (iR2;iR6).

S1884-1807 Le déjeuner
Two options: 1883-4ca, Breakfast in the Garden (Colarione in giardino), 81×117, GGdN Barletta (iR6;iR2;iR35;R3,p540) or: 1879ca, Lunch in Posillipo (Pranzo a Posillipo), xx, xx (iR6).

S1884-1808 La gardeuse d’oies
Eng.: The goose keeper. Compare: 18xx, Farmhouse (Casolare), 13×20, private, (iR2).

S1884-3052 Fleurs d’automne ; pastel
Compare: 1882, dame à l’ulster, xx, private (iR6).