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Italy

Venice Skyline

venice-skyline

The Venetian skyline is spectacular like this – back lit against a strong sun.

The water is full of the mooring poles for the myriad boats.

I chose to leave most of them out of this painting instead concentrating on the single gondola dwarfed by towers of Venice.

This was a favourite view of canaletto in the golden age of venetian art.

 

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