This is a beautiful oil on canvas painting of the view of the Ducal Palace and the entrance to the Piazza San Marco Canal in Venice by the renowned William Raymond Dommersen (1850 - 1927), signed lower right.
William Raymond Dommersen came from a famous family of Dutch artists who moved to England in the 1860’s and changed the family name from Dommershuizen. He was the son of Peter Cornelis Dommersen and travelled around Europe and England painting marine and town scenes. His works are still very popular and many have been reproduced in print, his originals, not surprisingly, are very much sought after.
This beautiful landscape captures a striking view across the canal. It features a busy canal scene with sailing boats and gondoliers in the foreground, in the distance the facades 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 really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 103 cm x Width 66 cm x Depth 8 cm - Frame
Height 80 cm x Width 44 cm - Painting
Dimensions in inches:
Height 3 foot, 5 inches x Width 2 foot, 2 inches x Depth 3 inches - Frame
Height 2 foot, 7 inches x Width 1 foot, 5 inches - Painting
Our reference: A3646
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