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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


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


Artist information

Canaletto

Artist profile

Works in the collection

8


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history