Edward William Cooke, RA (British 1811-1880) Venice, looking from the lagoon towards the Giudecca 28
Lot 73
Edward William Cooke, RA (British 1811-1880) Venice, looking from the lagoon towards the Giudecca 28 x 44.5 cm. (11 x 17 1/2 in.)
Sold for £15,600 (US$ 25,874) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Edward William Cooke, RA (British 1811-1880)
Venice, looking from the lagoon towards the Giudecca
signed and dated 'E.W.COOKE ARA. 1853' (lower left), inscribed '...Giudecca/Churches-Salute, Titella, S.Giorgio/The Campanile'/E.W.Cooke A.R.A' on remnants of an old label attached to the reverse
oil on paper laid onto canvas
28 x 44.5 cm. (11 x 17 1/2 in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Christies, 2 April, 1910, lot 112, as 'Venice, general view of port', ex Roe collection, sold for 9 Gns;
    P & D Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, Old Bond Street, 1959, no. 20; ex Cyril H. Ayscough collection;
    Private collection, UK.

    Literature:
    The present lot is listed as 'General view from near La Grazia' in Mundy, John,E W Cooke RA FRS: A Man of His time, Woodbridge, 1996, catalgue entry 53/12, p.348.
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