This is a beautiful oil on canvas paintings of the view of the Grand Canal in Venice by the renowned British artist Alfred Pollentine (1836-1890) and is signed lower right "A Pollentine" circa 1870 in date.
This beautiful painting captures striking views with sailing boats and gondoliers in the foreground, in the distance the facade of Santa Maria della Salute.
It is 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 really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 52 x Width 62 x Depth 9 - Frame
Height 29 x Width 39 - Canvas
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 8 inches x Width 2 foot x Depth 3 inches - Frame
Height 11 inches x Width 1 foot, 3 inches - Canvas
Our reference: A1868b