27 October 2014
Property from a Private Chicago Collection
Martín Rico y Ortega (Spanish, 1833-1908)
A View of the Lagoon with Santa Maria della Salute at Sunset
signed 'RICO' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19 x 28¾ in. (48.3 x 73 cm.)
Clara G. Lydon, Chicago, by 1925.
By descent to the present owner.
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For more information on the artist, please see lot 74.
We are grateful to Mme. Claude Rico Robert for confirming the authenticity of this work.
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