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Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768)

The crossing of San Marco, looking north c.1735

Pencil, pen and ink | 27.2 x 18.8 cm | RCIN 907430

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This sheet shows the transept of San Marco, with crowds of figures in front of the rood screen and pulpit. It is closely related to Canaletto’s painting of the same subject, in the previous item.
  • Creator(s)

    Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768) (artist)

  • 27.2 x 18.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Purchased by George III from Consul Joseph Smith, 1762

    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Veneto [Italy]
            • Venice [Veneto]
              • Piazza San Marco [Venice]
                • St Mark's Basilica [Piazza San Marco]
                  • Interior [Saint Mark's Basilica]