Creator Place of Birth

Venice, Italy

Creator Nationality

Italian

Creator Life Dates

1697-1768

Creation Date

1744

Description

This etching positions the viewer underneath of and looking out from a rounded-arch arcade upheld by Corinthian columns and slightly overgrown with vines, with a lantern hanging from the vaulted ceiling. Figures work, walk, and converse with each other in the foreground; buildings are scattered through the background, including a triumphal arch and a temple. Ships can be seen approaching from the waterscape in the background.

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Provenance

Inscription under the etching reads, "A. Canal. f. 11."

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

16.5 x 11.5, 21.25 x 17 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.72

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