This is a beautiful oil on canvas painting depicting children on the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice, by the renowned Venetian artist Antonio Ermolao Paoletti (1834-1912) and signed lower right.
This beautiful landscape captures a striking view of the banks of the Grand Canal, it features three children playing in the foreground and the busy canal scene with sailing boats and gondoliers in the background, 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 really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 89 x Width 114 x Depth 10 - Frame
Height 55 x Width 80 - Canvas
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 11 inches x Width 3 feet, 9 inches x Depth 4 inches - Frame
Height 1 foot, 10 inches x Width 2 feet, 7 inches - Canvas
Our reference: R0001