Creator

Filippo Vasconi

Creator Place of Birth

Rome, Italy

Creator Nationality

Italian

Creator Life Dates

1687-1717

Creation Date

1729

Description

This etching depicts San Marco and the busy square in front of the church. Colorful vendors, merchants, pedestrians, and visitors crowd the front of the square. The belltower rises high in the right foreground, with the church and the ducal palace in the background.

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Provenance

"Per il Louisa a rialto in Venetia"; Felippo Vasconi citizen Romano outlined and engraved. Original print from a book of cartography, "Il gran teatro di Venezia ovvero descrizzione..." Published by Domenico Louisa in Rialto. Reproduction printed by Edizioni Ponte Vecchio around the twentieth century, purchased from the Denis Conley Gallery, Akron, OH.

Medium

Etching on paper, Venetian print

Dimensions

19.25 x 14.5, 27.5 x 23.25 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.75

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