- Robert Austin 1895–1973
- Ink and graphite on paper
- Support: 362 x 495 mm
- Purchased 1926
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.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I
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