Venice from the Laguna

Watercolour, gouache and pen and ink, with scraping out on paper | 22.1 x 32cm | About 1835

Joseph Mallord William Turner

The city is indistinctly silhouetted on the horizon and a violent storm is about to engulf it. This is Turner's only Venetian work in which he includes a steamer. To create the effect of the broken trail of steam rising from the boat, the artist dabb...
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