mid c20th oil painting on canvas by paul bret french 19021956 view of venice

Mid C20th oil painting on canvas by Paul Bret (French 1902-1956) view of Venice.



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ML 156


Mid C20th oil painting on canvas by Paul Bret (French 1902-1956) view of Venice. Impressionist style oil by the French artist depicting 'Piazza San Marco' , the Grand Canal, and the church of 'Santa Maria della Salute' beyond. A view captured by the artist from the roof terrace of the exclusive hotel "Danieli Excelsior" , with the distinctive ridged terracotta tiles of the 'Prigioni' in the fore-ground and the stuccoed wall of the 'Doges Palace' ; onward to the bustling quay, moored gondolas and 'Piazzetta San Marco' with the Column of St.Mark atopped by the winged Venetian Lion of St.Mark at its entrance.
A well-composed picture capturing the Mediterranean light, magical spectacle and architectural beauty of "La Serenissima".
Presented in a softly gilded carved wood frame.
Signed and dated bottom right "Paul Bret '55"
W (canvas) 30"
H 24"
Venice, Italy c.1955
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Internal Ref: ML 156

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