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Antonio Canaletto (1697 - 1768)

The Piazza di San Marco, Venice

c.1734-35

Oil on canvas

Height: 70.2cm
Width: 114.6cm

Museum number: P63

Provenance help-art-provenance

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

Literature

Britton, Union, 1827, pp. 40, 53 and 56
Soane, Description, 1830, p. 14 and 37
Description, 1835, p. 17
Russell, F., 'Engagements at Sea', Country Life, 26 January 1984, p. 227
Links, J.G. The Soane Canalettos, 1998, pp. 38-46 and passim
New Description, 2007, pp. 64 and 97
Links, J., The Soane Canalettos, 2nd revised edition 2010, pp. 40-45 and passim.


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