‘Santa Maria della Salute’ by Charles Clément Calderon (1870-1906).
The painting – which depicts the famous basilica at Punta della Dogana on the Grand Canal in Venice – is signed by the artist and hangs in a superb handmade gold leaf frame.
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Charles Calderon was born in Paris and studied with Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) at the École des Beaux-Arts. Like Felix Ziem (1821-1911), Calderon was a popular painter of Mediterranean vedute, in particular scenes of Venice. A regular exhibitor at the Salon des Artistes, Calderon also contributed paintings to the 1906 Colonial Exposition in Paris. He died prematurely that same year, aged just 36.
Dimensions: (framed) 98cm x 82.5cm (38½” x 32½”)
Dimensions: (canvas only) 75cm x 62.5cm (29½” x 24½”)
Medium: Oil on canvas.
Provenance: Private UK collection.
Presentation: Fine quality gold leaf frame by Alexander Ley & Son.
Condition: Very good. Newly professionally cleaned, restored, and re-varnished. Ready to hang.