10 July 2002
Circle of Antonio Joli (Modena c. 1700-1777 Naples)
The Piazzetta di San Marco, Venice, with the Libreria, the entrance to the Grand Canal with the Dogana and Santa Maria della Salute, the Giudecca with the Redentore beyond.
oil on canvas
28¼ x 42¾ in. (71.7 x 108.6 cm.)
with Gallerie Le Brun, Paris, where acquired by the present owner in the 1950s.
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Another version with slight differences, considered autograph by Roberta Middione, is in a private collection, Milan (Antonio Joli, Soncino, 1995, p. 56, no. 6, illustrated).
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