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.
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.
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian Old Master Prints from the Collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Jun 1998–20 Sep 1998
Old Europe: Prints & drawings from the collection 1500-1800, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jun 2006–06 Aug 2006
European prints and drawings 1500-1900, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Aug 2014–02 Nov 2014
Referenced in 1 publication
Peter Raissis, Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian old master prints from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1998, 8. no catalogue numbers