Grand Harbour, signed Jos. Galea, Malta, 1961. Watercolour on paper. SOLD 25.01.2014.
Watercolour on paper, signed and dated. Dimensions : Frame : 385mm x 333mm x 45mm. Image : 197mm x 148mm. Weight : 1.500kg net. Condition : Good.
Grand Harbour, Valletta, Malta. Watercolour on paper, framed and glazed. Signed and titled by the artist and dated 1961.
Dimensions : Frame : 385mm x 333mm x 45mm. Image : 197mm x 148mm.
Condition/Notes : Good. The watercolour painting on customized card - in the manner of the Galea Family - is in good condition with good strong colours. There is no sign of foxing or moisture. The painting depicts the Grand Harbour in traditional manner with boats and fortifications in the distance. The painting is signed in the lower rh corner in the artist's usual manner with Malta printed below. The painting is titled "Grand Harbour", written in pencil handscript lower lh corner of the card and dated 1961 in pencil handscript lower rh corner. The painting is framed in an ornate decorated ebonized wooden frame which is also in good condition except for two 9mm circular marks - one on the lower rh side and the other on the upper lh side - which have been over-painted in black. Light wear to frame edges. The back of the frame is closed with a board and sealed with self-adhesive framing tape. A small gold coloured Galea's Art Studio label is attached to the backing board. This is the original frame designed for the local tourist market in Valletta. Please view the images below :
Please note that the frame is heavy. Shipping Bands are for framed and unframed :
Framed : UK : FIXED RATE 1. Euro : FIXED RATE 4. World : FIXED RATE 3.
Unframed : UK : D. Euro/World : FIXED RATE 2/BAND I.