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Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768)

Recto: A capriccio of church ruins on the shores of the lagoon. Verso: Architectural sketches c.1740-60

RCIN 907528

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To the left are the ruins of the arcade of a Renaissance church, with a sculpture of the Madonna and Child and two tombs. To the right is the canopy of another tomb, with the lagoon beyond.