This is a beautiful oil on canvas painting of the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Square from the Grand Canal Venice by the renowned British artist Alfred Pollentine (1836-1890), signed and dated '74 on lower left.
This beautiful waterscape captures a striking view of the Grand Canal, it features a busy canal scene with sailing boats and gondoliers in the foreground, in the distance the facades of Saint Mark's, the Doge's Palace, Santa Maria della Salute and the spiralling tower of the San Marco Campanile complete the painting.
Housed in it's original and beautiful gilt gallery frame.
Several examples of his work have sold at top auction houses, see Christies, Sothebys and Bonhams
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 127 - picture
Height 87 x Width 138 x Depth 5 - frame
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 4 feet, 2 inches - picture
Height 2 feet, 10 inches x Width 4 feet, 6 inches x Depth 2 inches - frame
Our reference: 08452