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Canaletto // The Piazza San Marco


Giovanni Antonio Canal (1697–1768) better known as Canaletto, was a Venetian painter famous for his landscapes, or vedute, of Venice. He was also an important printmaker in etching.

The Piazza San Marco

1738/1740, oil on canvas.

24" X 36".

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund and funds from Edsel B. Ford, 43.38 ©The Detroit Institute of Arts.