6 July 2011
Johan Anton Richter (Stockholm 1665-1745 Venice)
A view of the Piazzetta, Venice, with the Columns of Saints Mark and Theodore and the Library, the entrance to the Grand Canal with the Punta della Dogana and Santa Maria della Salute beyond
oil on canvas
37½ x 23 5/8 in. (95.2 x 60 cm.)
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We are grateful to Charles Beddington for proposing the attribution, on first-hand examination of the painting.
Please note the following additional provenance for this lot:
W. Walton, London, 1894.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 14 December 1979, lot 99, as Carlevarijs (sold 1,900).
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