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Title

Le porte del Dolo

Artist

Canaletto

Italy

17 Oct 1697 – 10 Apr 1768

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  • Details

    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    etching
    Dimensions
    30.0 x 43.0 cm platemark/sheet
    Signature & date

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

    Credit
    Gift of Sir Kenneth Street 1962
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    DO8.1962
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Canaletto

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    Works in the collection

    8

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  • 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.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

Other works by Canaletto

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