A Cityscape of Venice

Circa 1870

This beautiful Italian gouache depicts a panoramic view of Venice. The water in the foreground shows popular forms of transit including gondolas, sailboats, and a steam-powered ship. Recognizable architecture includes Saint Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, and the Campanile bell tower.

Gouache on paper
Height: 20½” Width: 46½”

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