A beautiful piece of art depicting Venice on a large lamp base. This is Hand drawn by Steve Shaw and hand painted by Tracy Bentley. Venice capital of northern Italy's Veneto region, is built on more than a 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic sea. It has no roads just canals - including the Grand Canal thoroughfare- lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces. The central square, piazza San Marco, contains St. Marks.