Lot 1064
after Canaletto (Italian, 1697-1768), A Venetian Capriccio
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, oil on cradled panel, unsigned, presented in an antique carved and gilt frame.

DOA 16.5 x 22 in.

The Estate of Ms. Frances Jefferson Bowman, Wytheville, VA

This painting is an early copy of Canaletto's 1745 capriccio depicting a busy view along the Grand Canal in Venice with an imaginary Rialto Bridge and other buildings. The original painting is in the collection of the Galleria Nazionale, Parma, Italy.

Restorations; splits to panel; losses and repairs to frame.