Super Star Lot: An absolutely stunning huge original vintage oil on canvas titles "Venezia" by the Italian artist Antonio DeVity featuring a fabulous rendition of the Venice canals, with gondola to centre. There is wonderful contrast between the grey blues of the water and sky and the bright warm tones of the Venetian buildings. Exhibtion label to back for Galerie D'Art Internazionale Paris, 1959. Housed in a very heavy ornate gilt frame. Mm: 155 x 95 cm in frame. This is a very large impressive piece over 5 feet long with a beautiful thick double frame and museum glass. Its stunning. IT comes with an Original COA.
Born in Reggio-Calabria in 1901, Italian artist Antonio DeVity was a master of cityscape painting. After moving to Rome during early adulthood, he was mentored by famous painter Giacomo Balla, an artist credited as co-founder of the Futurism movement. The stunning streets of Paris and sweeping canals of Venice became the focus of Antonio DeVity's paintings. Artist Antonio DeVity's Impressionist paintings of France and Italy show historical buildings and scenic waterways from the early 1900s, before the devastation of WWII destroyed much of Europe. DeVity sells excellently at auction regularly fetching prices in the high thousands. Its in a fabulous triple frame. Stunning piece.