Eva Frankfurther artist (1930-1959)

Railway station, Naples

(private collection)

description A genre scene capturing a busy street scene, bustling with life, outside the arched entrance to the Railway station in Naples. The central figure, a young woman clad in black, grasps a young child beneath her left arm, carries a laden basket in her right, and walks towards a donkey and cart, also supporting a large bundle on her head. In the foreground in the bottom right corner, a young boy stands with his finger on his lips; in the background two figures stand conversing.

date 1958

location Railway station, Naples, Italy

dimensions 14 x 10 cm

medium pencil on paper

literature ed., B. Planskoy, 'Eva Frankfurther 1930-1959: Paintings, lithographs and drawings' (London: Peter Halban, 2001), illus. p. 108.

reference cat50

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