Here we are, our first evening in Venice. We emerge from a labyrinth of claustrophobic lanes to the grand promenade of Molo. Before us is a floating world which takes our breath away.
Love at first sight.
The drawing “Eventide” is from that moment of euphoric discovery. Resting gondolas bob on the high tide, San Giorgio Maggiore perches erect in the distance: elements of Venice juxtaposed, enveloped in blue.
I have made three drawings from the evening of 2 November 2018 (All Souls Day). They are …
“Deep in Castello” – one of the paths taken on our walk towards Molo.
“Eventide” – as described above.
“A Room with a View” – the view from a window of our Cannaregio apartment.
Love at first night.