Moonlit Venice by Henry Pether - For sale at Trinity House Paintings
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Moonlit Venice by Henry Pether



Private Collection, United Kingdom.

24.00 x 36.00 ins
60.96 x 91.44 cms
Signed lower left.
Oil on canvas
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Moonlit Venice by Henry Pether - For sale at Trinity House Paintings
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Moonlit Venice depicts a characteristic luminosity and trueness to tone and colour as well as an appealing composition.

Both his father Sebastian and his grandfather Abraham painted in the same genre, but Henry is widely accepted as the most talented of the line.

The moonlight enabled Pether to combine precision and realism with romanticism that would not have been possible in daylight scenes.

Henry Pether was born into a family that was well known for artistic talent. His father Abraham established a reputation as a specialist painter of moonlit landscapes and is often referred to as “Moonlight Pether”. The family came from...

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About Henry Pether

Private Collection, United Kingdom.

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