A large 19th century oil on canvas depicting an extensive view of the Ducal Palace and St. Mark’s Square where hundreds of revellers in costumes and masks celebrate the ‘Carnevale di Venezia’. William James is widely considered to have been the first English follower of Canaletto and was himself succeeded by William Wyld and Edward Pritchett who also painted in the style of the Venetian Master.
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Dimensions: (framed) 120cm x 146cm (47¼” x 57½”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 102cm x 128cm (40¼” x 50¼”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private UK collection.
Presentation: Newly commissioned fine gold metal leaf frame. All of the new frames we commission are especially made for us to order by one of the UK’s leading period frame makers.
Condition: Very good. Cleaned, restored, and re-varnished. Ready to hang.