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    Sale 7587

    19th Century European Art including Orientalist and Spanish Art

    2 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 264

    Robert Charles Gustave Laurens Mols (Belgian, 1848-1903)

    Canale Della Giudecca, Palazzo Ducale and Santa Maria de la Salute, Venice

    Price Realised  

    Robert Charles Gustave Laurens Mols (Belgian, 1848-1903)
    Canale Della Giudecca, Palazzo Ducale and Santa Maria de la Salute, Venice
    signed 'Robert Mols.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    23½ x 43 3/8 in. (59.8 x 110.3 cm.)


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    Robert Mols was a student of Jean-François Millet and Jules Dupré in Paris, later travelling throughout Europe in search of the seaside views from which he drew such inspiration. The present lot is a fine example of the way in which he delighted in rendering the marvellous effects of wide horizon-lines and the changing moods of the sea, set against one of the most spectacular vistas of Venice.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Charles van Heerck & Zoon, Antwerp, sale 205, no. 48.
    Acquired at the above sale by Mr. Cordelay.