11 June 2002
Arthur Joseph Meadows (1843-1907)
The Ducal Palace, Venice
signed and dated 'Arthur Meadows/1907' (lower right), and signed, inscribed and dated 'The Ducal Palace Venice'/1907 Arthur Meadows.' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
24 x 41¾ in. (61 x 106 cm.)
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This view of Venice's most famous landmark is typical of those of the early nineteenth century in that it fails to record the campanile of San Marco which fell down in 1902, but was rebuilt by 1912.
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