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This is an original 1905 black and white halftone print of an illustration by Joseph Pennell of a bridge over the Rio Della Pieta, or the River of Mercy, in Venice, Italy.
This 107+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
See the sights of Venice (Venezia) through the eyes of the American artist, Joseph Pennell, in this collection of prints from 1905. Explore the canals, churches, and architecture of this fantastic place that Lord Byron called "a fairy city of the heart."
This piece was illustrated by Pennell, Joseph.
Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 Ð April 23, 1926) Pennell was an American artist and author. He was born in Philadelphia where he studied until graduation and then went to Europe and made his home in London. He produced many books, but was well known for his etching and illustration talents. He taught at the Slade School of Art, but did work for America throughout his career; most notably a poster for the fourth Liberty Loans campaign where Lady Liberty and New York were in flames and under attack.