Fortunino Matania (biography)Medium:
Pencil & Wash on BoardSize:
12" x 17" (300mm x 420mm)Date:
Signed by artist lower leftThis is the Signed unique original Pencil & Wash by Fortunino Matania.
This is the original pencil and wash painting depicting a visit to the Royal Opera Covent Garden, London in 1911 by King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. Other dignitaries present are the Crown Prince of Germany, the Archduke and Princess of Austria, Princess Higashi of Japan, the Crown Prince of Prussia.
Matania drew the scene after witnessing the event in person and the art was reproduced for the readers of The Sphere.
This painting also features in the book The Art of Fortunino Matania: catalogue of original art & prints
as Fig 46.