Venice: Piazza San Marco and the Colonnade of the Procuratie Nuove

Oil on canvas | 46.4 x 38.1cm | c. 1756

Canaletto

We see the Piazza San Marco from just inside the colonnade of the Procuratie Nuove, which housed the procurators (or caretakers) of San Marco. Although painting one of Venice's most famous sights, Canaletto took liberties with the architecture to cre...
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