Venice: The Lagoon

John B. Botto 1882

<p>This rare oil is by Louisville, Kentucky, native John Bartholomew Botto (1842-1910), one of the earliest Ohio Valley Tonalists. His works are few and far between, even in his native state.&nbsp;...

Item Details:

  • Title: Venice: The Lagoon
  • Dimensions: h: 14 x w: 22 in
  • Tags: landscape, figurative, seascape, marine, City Scene
  • Origin: Kentucky, United States
  • Condition: Good. Would benefit from a light cleaning.


Warren and Julie Payne are private art dealers and consultants in Louisville, Kentucky, specializing in works on paper from the United States, Britain and France produced in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Their online-gallery inventory also includes paintings and prints produced in their region and in the American South.


Warren Payne
Louisville, Kentucky