The Grand Canal in Venice from Palazzo Flangini to Campo San Marcuola

Oil on canvas | 47 x 77.8cm | c. 1738

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)

Canaletto was at the peak of his powers when he created this view of the sun-drenched palaces lining the Grand Canal and reflected in its shimmering water. With precise brushwork, he also evoked the effects of soot and crumbling stucco disfiguring th...
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