Mid 19thC Italian Clock Painting

An Italian early 19thC clock painting indistinctly signed on the lower right corner of the painting and set in a period Empire gilt frame.  The painting depicts a bucolic mountain scene with a pair of musicians; one  playing a mandolin or a lute and the another the tambourine.  The are amid the company of a seated lady and a gentlemen resting on a cane in front of a niche of the Virgin Mary.  The clock dial is housed in a church steeple.  The twin barrel clock movement activates two separate gongs ringing the hours and quarters. The canvas has been relined.  Italian circa 1840.

Dimensions: 38″W (97cm) x 32″H (81cm)

Ref. MP BB4098

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