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Venice: the Grand Canal from the Palazzo Dolfin-Manin to the Rialto Bridge
  • Canaletto (1697 - 1768)
  • Venice: the Grand Canal from the Palazzo Dolfin-Manin to the Rialto Bridge
  • Italy
  • c. 1740 - 1750
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 58.5 x 93 cm
    Object size: 85 x 119 x 12 cm
  • P511
  • West Gallery I
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Further Reading
  • The second picture in the pair with P507 depicts the Grand Canal looking north to the Rialto Bridge, with, on the left, the Fondamenta del Vin, and on the right, the Palazzo Dolfin-Manin. Both views survive in numerous versions. For an alternative handling of the view, cf. Guardi P508.