For Sale a Pastel by Gerard van Vliet
This pastel on paper that depicts a gondolier, rowing his gondola along the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It's captures the tranquil beauty of the canal at dusk. The gondolier is shown in the foreground, he rows his gondola with a steady hand. In the background, the tall, ornate buildings of Venice rise up along the canal, their reflections mirrored in the calm waters. This work on paper evokes a sense of peacefulness and serenity, capturing the unique beauty and charm of one of the world's most romantic cities. When do we go?
A Gondolier at Dusk on the Grand Canal, Venice
pastel on paper
Imagesize: 29 by45 cm. Framed behind glas 39 by 55 cm.
Biography Gerardus Johannes Jacobus van Vliet
Van Vliet lived and worked in Amsterdam as a painter, draftsman and watercolourist. He was a student at the Rijksnormaalschool (1900-1902) and later at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. He was taught by August Allebé, August, Jan Derk Huibers, and Wilhelmus Molkenboer, among others. He painted and drew landscapes and cityscapes, and taught Bertha Müller, among others. Gerard was a member of 'Arti en Amicitiae' and 'St. Lucas' in Amsterdam, by the Rembrandt Society and the Netherlands Artists Society.