Mdina - The Old City, signed Joseph Galea 1968. SOLD.
Watercolour on paper, Mdina - The Old City, signed Joseph Galea, dated 1968. Dimensions : Frame : 274mm x 224mm x 13mm. Image : 177mm x 128mm. Weight : 0.440kg net. Condition : Good.
Watercolour painting on custom art paper, framed and glazed. Dimensions : Frame : 274mm x 224mm x 13mm. Image : 177mm x 128mm. The painting is titled "Mdina - The Old City", written in pencil handscript in the border below the painting and dated 1968 lower rh corner.
Condition/Notes : The watercolour painting depicts an alternative view of Mdina in Joseph Galea's series of paintings of Maltese landmarks and famous scenes. The painting effectively captures the heat of the Maltese afternoon and the colours of the gardens surrounding the Mdina. The painting is in very good condition with no foxing or signs of moisture or damage. The painting is signed by Joseph Galea in the lower lh corner and inscribed Malta. The title and date is in the artist's hand. The surrounding border of the custom card is good but with light toning to the edges near the frame edge. The frame is in quite good condition and glazing clear. The back of the frame is sealed with card and edged with gummed 38mm framing tape. Hanging cord is attached. "Malta - The Old City" is written in pencil along the top edge. A pleasant work by the famous late Maltese artist Joseph Galea (1904-1985).