Canal and Bridge of S.S. Apostoli, Venice

Muirhead Bone, 1916

WAG 8996

About this object

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Muirhead Bone (British: Scottish, born:1876-03-23, died:1953-10-21)
  • Date
    1916
  • Materials
    Drypoint etching; Etching; Paper
  • Measurements
    plate mark: 32.5 cm x 22.5 cm
  • Physical description
    A view of a bridge over a narrow canal filled with gondolas and barges. There are numerous figures on the bridge in the centre and the canal is densely lined with tall buildings, whose architectural details are well rendered. The strong sunlight from top right creates a dramatic chiaroscuro effect on the buildings, bridge and the canal.
  • Related people
    Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire (Previous owner) ; V N Mrs Beausire (Previous owner) ; Muirhead Bone (Artist/maker) ; Fine Art Society (Previous owner)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 8996
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery in 1975
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

Ownership

Previous owners

  • V N Mrs Beausire

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1975
    Disposal method: Sold to the Walker Art Gallery
  • Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Fine Art Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

  • Inscription text: Muirhead Bone
    Inscription method: Pencil
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Below plate; Front; Lower right
Object view = Fine Art
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