Martin Mower - Grand Canal, Venice, 1920

Martin Mower (Lynn, Massachusetts, 1870 - 1960, Vancouver)

Grand Canal, Venice, Seen Through the Doorway of Santa Maria della Salute, 1920

Watercolor on paper, 28.6 x 22.7 cm (11 1/4 x 8 15/16 in.) sheet


Object details

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Gift from the American painter Martin Mower (1870-1960) to Isabella Stewart Gardner on 25 December 1921.


Signed (lower right corner): "M/ M" [signature of Martin Mower]
Inscribed (lower right corner): "Venice, Salute, 1920."
Inscribed (on back): "Martin Mower to Mrs. John Lowell Gardner/ Christmas 1921"

Dimension Notes

Frame: 36.8 x 26 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

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