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Nuns in the Certosa Cloister, overlooking a Moonlit Sea towards the Faraglioni, Capri
  • Franz Ludwig Catel
    1778–1856
    born: Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia (present-day Germany) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • Nuns in the Certosa Cloister, overlooking a Moonlit Sea towards the Faraglioni, Capri, circa 1823
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 73 x 98 cm
    Canvas/Support: 28 3/4 x 38 5/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Funds from the Estate of Professor and Mrs. T. Anthony Burzle, and Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Gallery 401
  • 2002.0030
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Night scene depicting an interior of a monastery with a view onto the sea. Three nuns-one sitting and two standing-occupy the candle lit interior.