09-09-2011 09-10-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

Dutch School, 18th/19th Century View of Venice with Piazza San Marco

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM


Dutch School, 18th/19th Century

View of Venice with Piazza San Marco
Unsigned, identified on an exhibition label from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,
affixed to the reverse.
Oil on canvas, 31 x 49 1/2 in. (78.7 x 125.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, craquelure.

Provenance: Mrs. J.N. O'Donohue [Margaret O'Donohue], Arlington, Massachusetts gift to the present owner.

Exhibitions: Scenic Painters and Draughtsmen of 18th Century Venice, January 17 to March 3, 1958, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

MFA special exhibition label (#2764) on the stretcher, which identifies the painting as 18th Century Venice, by G. Vanvitteli

Surface grime. Under UV examination, there is no visible retouch. There is likely a flattening of the impasto in some areas due to the lining process. No additional condition issues to report.

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Dutch School, J.N. O'Donohue, Margaret O'Donohue, Arlington, Massachusetts