GIOVANNI ANTONIO CANAL, IL CANALETTO (Venice 1697 – 1768)

GIOVANNI ANTONIO CANAL, IL CANALETTO

(Venice 1697 – 1768)  

Venice: The Rialto Bridge from the South

Oil on canvas, 21 ¾ x 28 ¾ in. (55.3 x 73 cm.)

Provenance: Frederick Anthony White, 170 Queen’s Gate, London; Christie’s, London, 18 December 1925, lot 40, as ‘B.Canaletto’ (120 guineas to Lesser). Private collection, England, as Michele Marieschi. With Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London, 1964-68.

Literature: J.G. Links in W.G. Constable, Canaletto: Giovanni Antonio Canal 1697-1768, 2nd ed., London, 1976, II, no. 227*(a). C. Beddington, ‘Some little-known Venetian views by Canaletto of the 1720s’, The Burlington Magazine, Vol. CXLVIII, No. 1244, November 2006, pp. 776-7, fig. 51 (as Whereabouts unknown).

Posted on March 17, 2017 and filed under Painting.