10 July 1998
Attributed to Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768) and Studio
The Molo, Venice with the Doge's Palace and the Piazzetta from the Bacino di San Marco
oil on canvas, unframed
21 x 27.7/8 in. (53.4 x 70.8 cm.)
with Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris (seal on the stretcher).
with Galerie Giese, Zrich, 1942 (label on the stretcher).
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This picture is a hitherto unrecorded version of the masterpiece of similar size in the Brera, Milan (W.G. Constable, Canaletto, Oxford, 1962, I, pl.28; II, no. 107).
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