Pieter Van Loon (Dutch, 1801 – 1873)
Traders before the Ponte della Paglio, Venice
Indistinctly inscribed ‘Ponte della Paglio, Venezia’ (lower middle), signed and dated, ‘P. V. Loon 1845’ (lower right)
Oil on canvas
24.1/4 x 35.1/2in. (61.5 x 90cm.) (excluding frame)
30.1/4 x 41.3/8in. (77 x 105.2cm.) (including frame)
Condition: Oil on canvas, relined (in 1964). Retouches to sky, good impasto. Paint surface in good order, some fine craquelure. Possible surface dirt. In a gilded composite frame.