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Details of gondola on a Venice canal
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A Capriccio View with Ruins


RCIN 405079

This composition combines imaginary and real architecture in a picturesque setting. Both this painting and its pair, on display at the other end of the wall, show a great debt to Marco Ricci’s capriccio paintings, which Canaletto would have been able to study in Smith’s collection.

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