The Bacino di San Marco, Looking North by Canaletto

This early work presents a view of the Dogana, the entrance to the Grand Canal, the Molo, and Riva degli Schiavoni, with St Mark's in the background.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
141 x 127 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £6,450)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
Agnew's

The picture was painted from the point of the Giudecca, showing, in the foreground, part of the Fondaco di S. Giovanni with figures and boats.

Provenance

A.B.Philips

Venue details

National Museum Cardiff Cathays Park, CARDIFF Cardiff CF10 3NP 029 2039 7951 museum.wales/

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