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Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768)

10: The Grand Canal looking east from Campo San Vio towards the Bacino c.1727-28

Oil on canvas | 47.6 x 79.5 cm | RCIN 400518

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This view is dominated by the Palazzo Barbarigo. Canaletto focusses here on the different textures and colours of the ageing and weather-beaten plaster, which provide a backdrop for small vignettes of daily life.