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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.
If you'd like to learn more about Henry Pether, visit the artist page.
About Henry Pether
Private Collection, United Kingdom.
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