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Barbaro paintings at auction.

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Further to my earlier post 27th Feb 2013 another two Barbaro watercolours appeared on the market - a pair of Egyptian Street Scenes in period ebonized frames - making a grand total of 8 Barbaro works on the market this week. All have sold. Please view the Giovanni Barbaro pages for images and details in due course -  please follow this link Giovanni Barbaro

To see images of the latest pair of Egyptian Street Scenes please follow this link. It is interesting to note that these street scenes are in the same or very similar locations to the other paintings listed in the Barbaro pages. 

To see the images of the pair of watercolours entitled "Mediterranean Maidens", which probably portray Amy Barbaro and were the basis of the Pretty Girls series of colour postcards, please follow this link : Giovanni Barbaro 4.

To see the classic "Camel rider at dusk with mosque beyond", watercolour and gouache on paper, signed Giovanni Barbaro Italy,  c1898, please follow this link and scroll down the page or go to this link Gallery on the Home page and scroll down the Gallery. The paintings signed with "Italy" following the signature are pre-1900 works. The post 1900 works were signed without the addition.

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  1. Hi Tom, That's very interesting. I would like to see your painting. I have sent an email directly to you.

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  2. tom daly

    Hello thank you for the latest update on Giovanni Barbaro. I also assumed that he had taken the name Barbaro as an alter ego but your latest info now makes my own painting make more sense! I have a watercolour of a street/town scene but the buidlings and people are European and very Italian looking. I'd say this s one of his ealier italian works before he moved to England. The work is signed Giovanni Barbaro.

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