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image P61

Antonio Canaletto (1697 - 1768)

A view of the Rialto, Venice

1734-35

Oil on canvas

Height: 64.1cm
Width: 109.7cm

Museum number: P61

Provenance help-art-provenance

Purchased by Soane at the sale of the Earl of Bute's pictures at Christie's, 19 March 1796.

Literature

John Britton, Union, 1827, pp. 40, 53 and 56
Soane, Description, 1830, p. 14 and 37
Soane, Description, 1835, p. 17
Russell, F., 'Engagements at Sea', Country Life, 26 January 1984, p. 227
Links, J.G. The Soane Canalettos, 1998, pp. 36-38 and passim
New Description, 2007 pp. 64 and 97
Links, J., The Soane Canalettos, 2nd revised edition, 2010, pp. 34-39 and passim


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