A super etching by the Scottish artist William Renison depicting the equestrian monument to Bartolomeo Colleoni in Venice. Signed in pencil and in good condition in is original frame. The 395 cm high (excluding pedestal) Renaissance sculpture, in Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, was executed by Andrea del Verrocchio in 1480-1488. It portrays the condottiero Bartolomeo Colleoni (who served for a long time under the Republic of Venice), and is the second major equestrian monument of Italian Renaissance, after Donatello‘s Equestrian statue of Gattamelata (1453).
Measures 40 cm wide by 35.5cm deep (66.6 cm by 61.5 cm in its frame).
A very pleasing etching by the Scottish artist William Renison (1893-1938), signed by the artist in pencil and entitled “Loch Katrine”. In good condition.
Measures 28.5 cm wide by 19.5 cm deep (47.5 cm by 42 cm in its frame and mount).
A fine etching with drypoint of St. Rumbold’s Cathedral in Malines (now Mechelen) in Belgium. By the Glasgow artist William Renison (1893-1938). Mounted but unframed. Titled and signed lower right in pencil. In good condition. *Thanks to Jim Vallance for his help in locating this view.
Image measures 18cm wide by 25cm deep.