CHARLES-FRANÇOIS GRENIER DE LACROIX, CALLED LACROIX DE MARSEILLE MARSEILLE CIRCA 1700 - 1782 BERLIN
A MEDITERRANEAN SEA PORT WITH ORIENTALS CONVERSING BENEATH AN ANCIENT ROMAN ARCH, A MAN-O'-WAR AT ANCHOR BEYOND
35.7 by 44.4 cm.; 14 by 17 1/2 in.
signed and dated lower left on the barrel: G./ De La/ Croix/ Ro/ 1759
oil on canvas
Lacroix de Marseille is recorded in Rome five years before this picture was painted but, as the signature and inscription suggest, he was still there in 1759.