Venetian view of Rio dei Ognissanti with the Church of Santa Maria del Rosario. This painting was executed by prominent Spanish painter Pedro Alexandrine Irureta y Artola and it is reproduced in the author's reasoned catalog: Pedro Alejandro irureta (1851 -1912), edited by Kutxa, Author: Montserrat Fornells, year 2001, p. 207, No. 50.
For proof of motive see the painting of the same title by Franz Richard Unterberger.
Pedro Alexandrine Irureta y Artola (Tolosa 1854 - San Sebastián 1912) held the position of professor of artistic drawing by opposition at the School of Arts and Crafts in San Sebastian and won a third medal at a National Exhibition.
Within his pictorial production, a "Christ erecting St. Peter at the head of the Church" made for a church altar stands out; "The good administration distributing its gifts, surrounded by the Industry and other attributes", for one of the roofs of the Guipúzcoa Provincial Council, as well as "La Ondina" and "The Carnival in Rome" (Handwritten biographical note of the artist, 1907; Archive of the Prado Museum, MAM Fund, in Gutiérrez Márquez, A .: History of the Museum of Modern Art, 1898-1971, Museo Nacional del Prado, 2018, p. 271).
Literature: LEXICONS: ADEC; Thieme/Becker; Madariaga I, 1971; reasoned catalog: Pedro Alejandro irureta (1851 -1912), edited by Kutxa, Author: Montserrat Fornells, 2001
Inscription: signed Venezia, A. Irueta, lower right.
Technique: oil on canvas. Luxuriousy original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 15 3/4" x h 23 2/3"(40 x 60 cm,) framed w 23 2/3" x h 31 2/3" (60,5 x 80,5 cm).
Condition: in very good condition.