Lot 279
Martin Rico y Ortega (1833-1908), Il Redentore, Venice
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on mahogany panel, signed at right, presented in a period gilt composition frame.

SS 13 3/8 x 9 in.; DOA 23 x 18.25 in.

Born in Madrid, Spain, Martin Rico is best known for his brightly colored and detailed depictions of life in Paris and Venice. He achieved great success during his lifetime, with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York purchasing one of his paintings in 1881 and the Prado Museum in Madrid acquiring multiple works by him in 1904.

Minor chipping and loss to frame; minor scattered spot touch-ups.

$4,000 - 8,000