A beautiful early 20th Century original watercolour scene of the normal bustling day on the famous Grand Canal in Venice. Mounted in a gilt frame and signed lower right A Minotto.
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Framed Height: 53 cm
Framed Width: 39 cm
Condition: Excellent Original Condition
Countess Agnes Mio da Minotto (German, 1862 ~ 1927)
Countess Agnes Mio da Minotto was a very well known actress and amateur painter of the turn of 20th century. She was born in 1862 in Breslau, began her stage career in her home town and started in 1883 under the pseudonym of Agnes Sorma at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. In 1890 she married the Venetian Count da Minotto. From 1898 she went in tournées to France, Italy and the Orient. From 1904 to 1908 she performed again (under Max Reinhard) at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. After the WWI she moved to the USA and she died on 1927 in Crowking/Arizona.