Caprice View of the Molo and the Doge's Palace
Canaletto - circa 1743
2000 x 1666 • 536 KB
The view is from the Bacino, close to the Ponte della Paglia. This painting is one of a series of thirteen overdoors by Canaletto. The scenes are imaginary but they incorporate recognisable buildings and landmarks. Nine of this group are in the Royal Collection.
Owner/Location: Royal Collection Trust (UK) - Buckingham Palace  (United Kingdom - London)
Dates: circa 1743
Artist age:Approximately 46 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 109.2 cm (42.99 in.), Width: 130.4 cm (51.34 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 21 August 2013.
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