Oil on canvas framed in a Louis XV style frame.
Signed lower left "A. Rosier"
The scene depicted is Saint Mark's Square in Venice.
Dimensions without frame: Length: 56cm Height: 83cm
Dimensions with frame: Length: 76cm Height: 103cm
Amédée Rosier is a student of painters Léon Cogniet and Carolus-Duran. His first shipment to the 1857 Salon was a history painting, Le Combat naval à Sébastopol. He travels a lot, to Venice and Constantinople. It also crosses Egypt and North Africa.
He received a third class medal at the Salon of 1876 with La Lagune, le soir à Venise4. A bronze medal was awarded to him at the 1889 World's Fair for Venice, the Grand Canal.
48 000 €