02 Paintings of the Canals of Venice by Wendy Sharpe, with footnotes. #95

Wendy Sharpe (b. 1960)
Woman with Yellow Top (with Basilica di San Marco in the background)

Gouache Painting
35cm x 27cm
Private collection

Piazza San Marco or St. Mark’s Square is the main public square in Venice. The Piazza is located in front of the great Byzantine church known as Basilica di San Marco. This Piazza is surrounded by shops, caffè’s and palazzi on three sides. According to local legend Napoleon called the Piazza San Marco “the drawing room of Europe.” More on Piazza San Marco

Wendy Sharpe (born 1960 in Sydney) is an Australian Artist who lives and works in Sydney and Paris. She counts among her influences paintings by Chaim Soutine and Max Beckmann…

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