Creator Place of Birth

Venice, Italy

Creator Nationality

Italian

Creator Life Dates

1697-1768

Creation Date

1783

Description

This etching displays the experience of merchant life in Venice during the eighteenth century, with picturesque Italian architecture and the towering masts of trade ships. The scene is crowded with vendors and pedestrians captured in a flurry of activity.

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Provenance

Signed A. Canal F., No. 21

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

8.5 x 6, 16 x 14 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.69

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