Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Venice, Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Study of Decorated Pilasters
signed with monogram and dated 'June 1891.' and inscribed 'CARVED PILASTERS./S MIRACOLI /VENICE.'; pencil
373 x 275mm.
Toronto, 1978, no.53

Lot Essay

Mackintosh first visited Santa Maria del Miracoli on 4 June: '...most exquisite renaissence [sic] church. Most beautiful carving, most complete little ch. in Venice or anywhere else.' He returned to the church on 8 and 9 June to make a number of drawings.

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