A part of 4 views of European cities by the same artist with identical dimensions and frames (for other see item No. 2428 - 2430 ). This lot is to sell only together with all other parts. This rare view depicting world famous Church Santa Maria della Salute in Venice. Full historical info about the city see in Wikipedia under link: http://translate.google.at/translate?hl=de&langpair=en%7Cde&u=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Maria_della_Salute
The author of this painting Austrian landscape J.Wilhelm Jankowski (1825 Bohemia - 1870 Austria) recieved his popularity with views of different European cities and landscapes in the middle of 19th century , for exemple views of Salzburg, Vienna, Traunsee, Rome, Sevilla, Melk, Venice, Gmunden, Heidelberg , Amsterdam and others.
Literature: "General Artist´s Lexicon " by Thieme/Becker and " Dictionary of austrian artists " by Prof.H.Fuchs (in German).
Inscription: signed lower right, on the reverse of original frame - authors inscription in German "Santa Maria della Salute in Venedig".
Technique: oil, painted in oval on rectagular canvas. Luxuriousy original period gold-plated frame.
Measurements: image in oval w 16" x h 20 1/4" (40,5 x 51,5 cm),unframed w 16 1/2" x h 20 4/5" (42 x 53 cm), framed w 26" x h 30 3/4 " (66 x 78 cm)
Condition: in very good condition