View in Venice (possibly near Canareggio)

  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Italy
    City: Rome
    Place: British Embassy

    This view of the Grand Canal in Venice was one of nine paintings presented to the Government Art Collection in 1953 by Lady Helen Venetia Vincent (née Duncombe, 1866-1954), Viscountess d'Abernon. The Viscountess was the widow of Edgar Vincent, Viscount D'Abernon (1857-1941), a financier and diplomat who was, for a time, chairman of the Royal Commission on National Museums and Public Galleries (1927-37), as well as a Trustee of the National Gallery and later the Tate.

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    Places
    Italy, Venice
    Materials & Techniques
    canvas, oil, oil painting
  • Details
    Title
    View in Venice (possibly near Canareggio)
    Date
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 61.00 cm, width: 96.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Presented by Viscountess d'Abernon, November 1953
    Provenance
    Collection of Viscountess d'Abernon; by whom presented to the Ministry of Works for display in the British Embassy, Rome, in November 1953
    GAC number
    2285