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Eight (8) Grand Tour souvenir artworks on paper, including Venetian albumen print and watercolor paintings. 1st item: Paolo Salviati (Italian, 1818-1894) hand-colored albumen print depicting Saint Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy. Illegible title, in the print, lower left below image, signed "P. Salviati Venezia." in the print, lower right below image. Museum accession numbers with additional pencil inscriptions, en verso. Mounted to off white cardstock. Unframed. Image: 7 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Cardstock: 13 1/8" H x 15 1/2" W. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) watercolor paintings on paper, including one (1) depicting a young woman in a red dress and multicolored headscarf, signed "Golanzi/Napoli," lower left, and one (1) depicting a nighttime scene of two men riding camels in a desert with buildings visible in the background, unsigned. Female portrait with museum accession number, old paper label, and pencil inscriptions, en verso. Unframed. Ranging in size from 4 5/8" H x 7 5/8" W to 14 1/4" H x 10" W. 4th-8th items: Five (5) watercolor on paper souvenir paintings depicting landmarks in Venice, Italy, including Piazza San Marco, or St. Mark's Square and the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. All with illegible signatures, lower left. All with museum accession numbers, en verso of mats. All housed in matching off white mats. Sights: 9" H x 4 3/4" W. Mats: 13 3/4" H x 9 1/2" W. All items late 19th/early 20th century.
PROVENANCE: The collection of a Tennessee institution.
CONDITION: 1st-3rd items: All items in overall good condition with dampstaining, foxing, general handling wear to items. 4th-8th items: All items in overall good condition. Not examined outside of mats. Mats with toning/acid burn, primarily to edges.