Sir Samuel Luke Fildes, R. A. (1844-1927)

c. 1884

Oil on Canvas

18 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches

Inscribed 'Venetta' verso

Venetta is a generic name that embodies the spirit of Venice, but Fildes used the same model for his Royal Academy exhibits in 1884, Venetian Life and A Venetian Flower Girl. — Rupert Maas