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Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768)

1. The Canale di Santa Chiara looking north towards the Lagoon c.1722-3

Oil on canvas | 46.7 x 77.9 cm | RCIN 401403

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The house with an oval sign above the door on the Fondamenta di Santa Chiara is that of the British Secretary-Resident. At this date the post was held by Elizaeus Burges.
  • Creator(s)

    Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768) (artist)

  • WINDSOR CASTLE INVENTORY 1872 No383

  • 46.7 x 77.9 cm (support, canvas/panel/str external)

    65.5 x 97.8 x 9.9 cm (frame, external)

  • Venice: The Canale di S. Chiara towards the Lagoon

    On the Grand Canal, Venice

  • Joseph Smith; from whom bought by George III

    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Veneto [Italy]
            • Venice [Veneto]
              • Grand Canal [Venice]
    • Gentlemen
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Waterway engineering
          • Quays
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
            • Gondolas (Venetian boats)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Monastic buildings
            • Convents