The Bridge of Sighs is one of the most known bridges in the world, however it can it only be seen be seen from two places: Canonica Bridge and Ponte della Paglia. It connects the New Prison to the Doge’s Palace and the view from the bridge was the very last view that convicts would have seen before their imprisonment, being allowed one final glimpse of Venice’s beauty.
DIMENSIONS: 10.5 x 15.3 inches (26.7 x 38.7 cm)
SIGNATURE: Signed ‘Gaston La Touche’ and annotated ‘Venezia’ (lower left)
MEDIUM: Oil on panel