Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Venice, Study of a Well Head
signed with initials and dated 'C.RM/JUNE 6 1891' and inscribed 'WELL HEAD/VENICE.'; pencil
251 x 335mm.
Toronto, 1978, no.52

Lot Essay

Mackintosh noted in his diary on 4 June seeing good bronze well heads in the courtyard of the Doge's Palace. Perhaps he returned to draw them on 6 June but his diary simply states that he spent the day sketching without giving details.

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