Daydreaming with Antonio Canaletto, by Peter Freeth RA (framed)
by Peter Freeth RA
|Artist||Peter Freeth RA|
|Dimensions||30 x 31cm|
|Fabric & material||Aquatint|
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This new etching is inspired by Canaletto, the Venetian artist (1697 – 1768) famed for his depictions of Venice.
A traditional view of a Venetian canal with shadowy figures in gondolas fades into dusky abstraction beyond the bridge. Freeth uses the versatility of the medium of etching to create a image rich with intrigue and the potential narrative of a dream.
About Peter Freeth RA
A Royal Academician since 1991, Peter Freeth also taught in the Royal Academy Schools between 1966 and 2006. He trained at The Slade School of Fine Art from 1956 to 1960 and in same year he graduated, won the Prix de Rome for Engraving. The award took him to the British School in Rome, where he lived for three years, before travelling... Go to artist page