A Venice Backwater
Oil on canvas, signed lower left.
Provenance: J.B. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia
Painting size: 16.5” x 29.25”
Frame size: 28" x 40.5"
One of the last of the long line of View Painters of Venice, Antonio Maria de Reyna Manescau was born in 1859 in Malaga and was a student at L’École des Beaux-Arts of Malaga and a pupil of Joaquin Martinez de la Vega...
Fishermen in the Venetian Lagoon at Daybreak
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 16” x 20”
Frame: 22” x 26”
There is little biographical information on Simonetti, and it has been suggested that it is a pseudonym for Gian Gianni who was one of the last of the view painters of Italy. Gianni worked mostly in watercolor and produced views of Naples and Venice for people who were making the Grand Tour...
View of Rome
Oil-on Canvas, Signed
Painting 24" x 35.5"
Frame: 29" x 40.5"
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