SOLD The Red Palace, 1913

by Oliver Dennett Grover (1861–1927)
Oil on canvas
28½ x 40¼ inches
Signed and dated lower left: Oliver Dennett Grover / 1913


Private collection, New Jersey

Estate of above

Sale, Eldred’s, East Dennis, Massachusetts, April 6, 2023, lot 7060, from above


(Possibly) The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, Artists of Chicago and Vicinity: The Eighteenth Annual Exhibition, February 3–March 1, 1914


(Possibly) The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Eighteenth Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists February Third to March First, Nineteen Fourteen (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1914), n.p., no. 125.

Related Work

The Riva, Venice, 1908, oil canvas, 30 x 24¼ inches; The Union League Club, Chicago, Illinois

Note: Oliver Dennett Grover first traveled to Venice in 1880 alongside a group of young artists studying with Frank Duveneck (1848–1930), a leading painter and respected teacher. Grover would return to Italy throughout his career and painted numerous Venetian scenes. In this work, he depicts Palazzo Marcello, a 15th-century residence of the noble Marcello family which today houses the Palazzo Marcello Hotel Al Sole. The palace colors reflect onto the canal water as several figures cross Ponte de Ca’ Marcello on the left.

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