Isola San Giulio, Lake of Orta

Sir Edward John Poynter Bt PRA RWS (1839-1919)

Before 1917


Source: The Studio 72 (October 1917): 97

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"Beautiful indeed is the fair island scene he painted in Italy, Isola San Giulio, Lake of Orta a fairylike island surrounded by blue water, wth picturesque houses nestling on the shore, and the mountains in the distance seen through a mist of pearly grey, giving a touch of mystery to the scene. Sir Edward is particularly happy in catching the true atmospheric tones, and a certain serenity of outlook and restrained colour ensure the sense of repose which is characteristic of his landscapes" (90).

Formatting and caption by George P. Landow.

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