Manner of Antonio Canal, il Canaletto
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Manner of Antonio Canal, il Canaletto

The Bucintoro returning to the Molo on Ascension Day

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Manner of Antonio Canal, il Canaletto
The Bucintoro returning to the Molo on Ascension Day
oil on canvas
37 x 60 in. (94 x 152.5 cm.)
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All sold and unsold lots marked with a filled square in the catalogue that are not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the day of the sale, and all sold and unsold lots not cleared from Christie’s by 5:00 pm on the fifth Friday following the sale, will be removed to the warehouse of ‘Cadogan Tate’. Please note that there will be no charge to purchasers who collect their lots within two weeks of this sale.

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Lot Essay

This composition relates to Canaletto's lost original, formerly in the collection of Sir Robert Walpole, and sold in Paris, Importants tableaux anciens. Hôtel George V, 15 December 1992, lot 13 (reproduced in Constable, vol.1, no.340, plate 64).

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