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Title

Le porte del Dolo


Artist

Canaletto

Italy

17 Oct 1697 - 10 Apr 1768


About

The setting is the oval-shaped basin of the locks at Dolo, a town on the Brenta. Moored at the quay is a 'burchiello', a type of passenger barge. Under the archway a butcher sits in his shop surrounded by carcasses. In front of the shop, a diminutive lacemaker works at a table.


Details


Date

1735-1746


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

2/3


Dimensions

30.0 x 43.0 cm platemark; 30.6 x 43.8 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.l., [incised plate] "A. Canal...". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1937


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8488


Artist information

Canaletto

Works in the collection

8


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

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