Painting rectangular shape in a horizontal orientation, representing a landscape, on the Island of Capri, where a young female figure is inserted. In contrast to the girl's warm colours, there is a white and low wall on the left. Throughout of the composition, but accentuating on the left side, there are tufts of cactus. In the background, the sky scatters, giving the feeling of being in a plateau.
The pictorial composition of this naturalist landscape of the island of Capri was organized basically in three planes of stain of colour: in the first the white, the blue, the red and the green; in the second, earth tones predominate; in the last plane, the clear blue of the Mediterranean sky.


  • Title: The Isle of Capri
  • Creator: Henrique Pousão
  • Date Created: 1883 A.D.
  • Location Created: Machado de Castro National Museum, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: 13 cm x 36.3 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Photo: DGPC/ADF - Photographic Documentation Archive
  • Medium: Oil painting on wood

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