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A View at the Entrance of the Grand Canal, Venice: 186

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)

Titles

A View at the Entrance of the Grand Canal, Venice

Maker(s)

Painter: Bellotto, Bernardo (Canaletto)

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Founder's Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 59.3 cm
Width: 94.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1741

School or Style

Italian
Venetian School

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 186
Primary reference Number: 126
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 July 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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