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1906 Color Print Myles Birket Foster Venice Italy Gandola Grand Canal San XAT7

1906 Color Print Myles Birket Foster Venice Italy Gandola Grand Canal San XAT7

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This is an original 1906 color print of a view of the city of Venice, Italy, from the steps of San Giorgio Maggiore which is a Benedictine church from the 16th century. Across the Grand Canal, Saint Mark's Campanile (bell tower) can be seen towering above Saint Mark's Square and the Doge's Palace.

The original artwork in this print was created by Myles Birket Foster (1825-1899). Foster was an English watercolor artist and illustrator. He was born in North Shields, England, to a Quaker family. Foster was apprenticed to a wood engraver named Ebenezer Landells in London and worked as an illustrator for books and periodicals. He is also known for his landscapes which he painted as he traveled throughout Europe.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 6 inches; 19 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Foster, Myles Birket (Birkett). Artist initials in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Saint Mark, Campanile, Square, Bell Tower, Doge's Palace, Italia, Venezia, San Giorgio Maggiore, Sailboat

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