View 1 of Lot 74. Rio del Ognissanti, Venice.
View 1 of Lot 74. Rio del Ognissanti, Venice.
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Robert Russ

Rio del Ognissanti, Venice

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Property of a Gentleman

Robert Russ

Robert Russ

Rio del Ognissanti, Venice

Rio del Ognissanti, Venice

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Property of a Gentleman

Robert Russ

German

1847 - 1922

Rio del Ognissanti, Venice


signed and dated Robert Russ 1882 lower right

oil on canvas

Unframed: 60 by 90cm., 23½ by 35½in.

Framed: 100 by 70cm., 39½ by 27½in.

Acquired circa 1930; thence by descent to the present owner
This view of the Dorsoduro quarter of the city provided inspiration to many artists over the centuries. It was painted, for example, by Russ's contemporary and fellow Austrian artist Franz Richard Unterberger (1838-1902).