Monumental painting depicts busy scene on Venice quay with distance view of Santa Maria della Salute. The painting was executed by well renowed Austrian landscape and architecture painter Carl (Karl) Kaufmann (1843-1905). He studied at Vienna Academy and was active in Vienna in the 1900s. His Venice, Rome and oriental cityscapes brought him the world glory .Other works by Karl Kaufmann see under item No. 3316; 2894; 1723; 2500; 1542; 1479; 180 and 179.
Literature: Prof.H.Fuchs, Lexicon of austrian artists, Vienna, 1975; Artist´s Lexicons by Thieme/Becker (Leipzig, 1999)
Inscription: signed lower right
Technique: oil on canvas. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 31 7/8" x h 19 2/3" (81 x 50 cm), framed w 40 1/2" x h 28 1/3" (103 x 72 cm)
Condition: in good condition, cleaned , original canvas, one patch (ca. 2,5 x1,5") on the reverse of canvas.