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SM P61. ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Photo: Art UK

Canaletto (1697 - 1768)

A view of the Rialto, Venice


Oil on canvas

Height: 64.1cm
Width: 109.7cm

Museum number: P61

On display: Picture Room
All spaces are in No. 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields unless identified as in No. 12, Soane's first house. For tours https://www.soane.org/your-visit

Provenance help-art-provenance

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


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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