Description & Technical information

Louis Abel-Truchet was a major French painter, etcher and lithographer of his time.
He is most well-known for his depictions of Paris and Venice, both cities which remained close to his heart throughout his life. This beautiful painting of the Venetian Grand Canal demonstrates a superb sensitivity of colour with the bright reflections and effects of light.

Origin:  France
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Signed 'Abel Truchet' (lower left)

Dimensions:  cm (28³/₄ x 21¹/₄ inches)

Private collection, Orleans;

Private collection, United Kingdom;

Private collection, France;

Private collection, France

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints