Richard Parkes Bonington, one of the most gifted landscape painters of his day was #bornonthisday
in Britain in 1802.
Click on the image below to see the beautiful yet subtle detail reflected n the water of his painting The Grand Canal, Venice, Looking Toward the Rialto
demonstrating the effects of light and atmosphere that he had mastered as a watercolorist. #painting #grandcanal #british #venice +Kimbell Art Museum