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Frank Wasley (1854 - 1934)
Sunset St. Maria, Venice

Another beautiful Venetian scene by Wasley. This time showing the Baroque style Basilica of St. Mary of Health which was built and dedicated to the Virgin Mary after an outbreak of plague in the early 1600s. Wasley at his best!

Inscribed with title signature and date 1918 verso. 

Watercolour         9 3/4" x 15" (in frame 20" x 25")           signed 


Frank Wasley (1854 - 1934)

Full name: Stephen Frank Wasley was born in Peckham near London. His first known home was in Nottingham from then on he appears to have moved frequently until finally settling in Henley-on-Thames. Painted in oils and watercolours often in black and white. He later developed his paintings in a ‘free’ and confident style. His subjects were frequently Venice, ancient cities and seascapes. Great admirer of Turner. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, The Royal Society Birmingham and others.

Other paintings by this artist:

  • A mackerel boat, Venice
  • A Stroll at Sunset
  • Castle Durenstein on the Rhine
  • Extensive Seascape
  • Feast of St. Mark
  • Fishing Boat in the Venetian Lagoon
  • Fishing Boats in a Heavy Swell
  • Fishing, Marlow on the Thames
  • Off Chioggia, Venetia
  • Off Venice
  • On The River, Durham
  • Sunrise, Venice
  • Unloading the Catch
  • Venice, At the Carnival
  • Venice, The morning  of the Carnival, 1906
  • Windsor Castle

Artwork Tags: Impressionist | marine | Watercolour

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