Blick auf das Kapuzinerkloster bei Amalfi. 1840. Oil on canvas. Signed, dated and inscribed "ffrt." (Frankfurt) in lower right. 46.2 x 66 cm (18.1 x 25.9 in).
PROVENANCE: Antiques dealer Joseph Fach oHG, Frankfurt am Main. Art dealer J. P. Schneider, Frankfurt am Main (acquired from aforementioned in 1955). Private collection North Rhine-Westphaliaf (acquired from aforementioned in 1955).
"Should people resent these colors, it is not my fault! That's just what Italy is like in fine, pure weather..[it] is brilliant, but it would never seem garish to me!" (Quote from: Morgenstern, source: Inge Eichler, Ein Italianist aus Frankfurt. Der Landschaftsmaler Carl Morgenstern, in: Weltkunst, Year 62 (1992) , p. 3149)