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A View in Venice

Susan Isabel Dacre, 1844 - 1933



A View in Venice

Susan Isabel Dacre 1844 - 1933

Summary

Painting depicting a view of a canal in Venice with two buildings in the background. There are small trees and gondolas to the left of the picture. Typical Venetian blocks of flats are seen in rich colours, the right-hand building is painted in brown, red and yellow, the building on the left is depicted in cream and dark red/brown. The water is in direct sunlight represented by a white central patch, the colours of the water elsewhere are dark green and brown, representative of the reflections from the buildings and trees behind. The sky is blue with white and grey clouds.


Object Name

A View in Venice

Creators Name

Susan Isabel Dacre

Date Created

1880

Dimensions

unframed: 34.6cm x 27cm
framed: 44.4cm x 37cm

accession number

1928.5

Collection Group

fine art
British
painting

Place of creation

England

Support

panel

Medium

oil paint

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