Venice: the prisons
John Singer Sargent -- American painter
c. 1903
Private collection
Watercolor on paper
25.4 x 34.3 cm
Jpg: Ferrara Arte

The old prison is to the right. On the left is the front of Palazzo Ducale. Connecting the two buildings is the infamous Bridge of Sighs. 

Bridge of Sighs  
Watercolor on paper 
Special thanks to Michele Lener, of Italy, a friend of the JSS Gallery, for sending me a link to this image.  


Sargent and Italy, 2002-2003 

  • See the year in review 1903

Created 10/07/2002