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Venetian Festival 'Festa Del Redontore' - St Mark's Venice
REF: 18/81531 / LA366324
A bright and cheerful oil on canvas titled Venetian Festival 'Festa del Redontore' - St Mark's Venice, by Francis Wynne Thomas 1907 - 1988. The Festa del Redontore is a Venetian festival, with many fireworks, held on the third Sunday of every July. It celebrates the end of the plague of the 16th Century. At sunset St Mark's basin fills with boats of all kinds, festooned with balloons and garlands. The Venetians await the fireworks while dining on their boats. Francis was a 20th century British artist who originally graduated in architecture from Cambridge University. He painted stylised and sometimes semi-abstract landscapes, town scenes and portrait. He is recorded as living in London and exhibiting widely including: Royal Academy, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Royal Scottish Academy, United Society of Artists, Royal Cambrian and others.
Bridport Antiques has clarified that the Venetian Festival 'Festa Del Redontore' - St Mark's Venice (LA366324) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1950
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