This is actually a Painting But Do you know of what?

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by DeAnne, Sep 18, 2020.

  1. DeAnne

    DeAnne Well-Known Member

    Does anyone recognize the place? TIA


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  2. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    the church at san pedro..?
     
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  3. DeAnne

    DeAnne Well-Known Member

    I will look it up an see. Thank you
     
  4. DeAnne

    DeAnne Well-Known Member

    Nope none that I could find. It's that one dome pillar that makes it so unusual
     
  5. DeAnne

    DeAnne Well-Known Member

    UGH why do artist have to sign with one name sometimes especially a common one.
     
  6. smallaxe

    smallaxe Well-Known Member

    what continent is most likely?
     
  7. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    It appears to be a Spanish Colonial church perhaps inspired by Mission Carmel in California. It is also a factory painting. The artist was not very skilled as he clearly struggled with linear perspective. (Can you see how the buildings curve and tilt to the right?)

    Debora

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  8. antidiem

    antidiem Well-Known Member

    Yah I saw the perspective is very off too..
     
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  9. DeAnne

    DeAnne Well-Known Member

    Never noticed that
     
  10. DeAnne

    DeAnne Well-Known Member

    I knew it looked familiar lol I have been there several times. And all though very pronounced in the picture the building does lean to the right. If I remember correctly the building was almost completely destroyed in the 1850's and spent 30 or so year without even a roof and most of the main support pillars where broken, they started restoration on it I believe in 1880's I think Can't remember exactly. It's been about 15 years since I have been there.
     
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