Early 1900's Follower of Francesco Guardi VENICE MASTER OIL PAINTING LARGE
PAINTING REF 110043
“good condition for age ,couple of minor marks on painting surface more noticeable under direct daylight (see pictures)”
Fine Large OIL PAINTING of Venice Circa 1920s/30s GOLD GILT FRAME
Listed Artist George Thompson (1878 - 1962)
Follower of Francesco Guardi
Title: Venetian canal scene
Note ; Painting is Stunning in night time lighting ,it seems to light itself .
Artist: George Thompson pritchard
Provenance: john castagno art
Medium : Oil painting on panel
|Country: American school|
Frame size : 33 in x 25 in
(85 cm x 64 cm)
Canvas size : 25.5" x 17 "
With an estimate of £2000 - £2500
Description: Painting is in a beautiful pre 1900,s Gold gilt frame .
Best known for Connecticut landscapes and coastal scenes including atmospheric nocturnes, George Thompson frequently painted around Bridgeport, Mystic, and New Haven. He briefly studied with John La Farge, and spent five years in Paris and one summer in Giverny*, France.
In 1898 he returned to the United States and received a B.F.A. from Yale School of Fine Arts, which he attended for six years. He taught painting at the Yale School of the Fine Arts from
1900 to 1910, the same years that he was President of the Paint & Clay Club*. Of the
he was founder, first President, and a major figure for over thirty years, being the most
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