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Details of gondola on a Venice canal
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The Grand Canal with Santa Maria della Salute towards the Riva degli Schiavoni


RCIN 400520

On the right is the church of Santa Maria Salute. Canaletto brought the famous buildings of the Piazzetta San Marco into view and enlarged them. Here architectural detail is created with subtle greys and browns, suggesting the nuances of Venice’s soft, humid atmosphere.

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