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Details of gondola on a Venice canal
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'The bishop's tomb'


RCIN 807801

The print shows a capriccio with a Gothic monument and ancient ruins, looking towards a town on the water’s edge. Canaletto cut the plate into three separate pieces, possibly because he was dissatisfied with the composition; this is the only surviving impression from the smallest portion.

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