Creation Date

18th century

Era

1600-1800

Medium

Etching on paper

Dimensions

19.25 x 14.5, 27.5 x 23.25 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.74

Creator Biography

Gioseppe Valeriani, Italian, born in Rome, Italy, 1708-1762.

Description

In this busy scene of Venice's Grand Canal, gondolas move up and down the canal with colorfully dressed passengers, while the street along the water is bustling with pedestrians, beggars, and gondoliers preparing to embark on the canal.

Provenance

VENETIAN/BYZANTINE STYLE PALAZZO ON THE GRAND CANAL IN VENICE

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Keywords

Inscriptions under the etching read, "Carlo Zucchi Sculp.", "Edie. Ponte Vecchio", and "Gioseppe Valeriani".

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