Luca Papaluca The Elder
(1890 - 1934)
Luca Papaluca, The Elder was active/lived in Italy. Louis Papaluca is known for Ship portrait painting of sailing yachts, steam yachts, sailing vessels.
Biography Luca Papaluca, The Elder
Luca Papaluca (1890-1932)
An Italian pier-head painter, he was working primarily in Port Naples, Italy. Luca Papaluca's signatures are typically L. Papaluca on a diagonal, underscored with a slash. His works are primarily in gouache with the ship's name in print centered. Mt. Vesuvius is a common background element. Sometimes he painted also a pair of pictures depicting the same vessel in fair and stormy weather. He also painted a few oil paintings on canvas.
His work is often confused with that of his son Louis (Luigi) Papaluca.
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