Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto
PROPERTY FROM THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, ART COLLECTIONS AND BOTANICAL GARDENS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ART ACQUISITIONS FUND
Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto

Venice: the Grand Canal with the Church of Santa Maria della Salute, along the Riva degli Schiavoni

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Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto
Venice: the Grand Canal with the Church of Santa Maria della Salute, along the Riva degli Schiavoni
oil on canvas
24 ¼ x 38 3/8 in. (61.6 x 97.5 cm.)
Provenance
F. Talyor, Hollywood.
Mrs. Marion Balderston, Pasadena.
Mr. John Balderston, Irvine, by whom gifted to
The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California.

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To the right is the church of Santa Maria della Salute with the Seminario adjoining and the Dogana beyond. To the left can be seen part of the Zecca and the Libreria, the Doge's Palace with the Column of Saint Mark, the Prisons and, along the Riva, the Pietà. Canaletto's prime version of this composition is in the Royal Collection, Windsor Castle.

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