Robert Austin

Palaces, Grand Canal, Venice

1925

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Robert Austin 1895–1973
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 362 x 495 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1926
Reference
N04179

Catalogue entry

N04179 PALACES, GRAND CANAL, VENICE 1925
 
Inscr. ‘Austin. 1925. Venice.’ t.c.
Pen and ink and pencil on sugar paper, 14 1/2×19 1/2 (36×49·5).
Purchased from the artist (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1926.

A view from the piazza in front of Santa Maria della Salute, looking up the Grand Canal and including, from right to left, the Palazzo Zecca, Palazzo Giustiniani, Palazzo Treves, Palazzo Tiepolo, Palazzo Contarini-Fasan and, on the bend of the canal, the large Palazzo Corner della Ca' Grande.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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