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The Doge's Palace, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco: PD.18-1997

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Current Location: In storage


The Doge's Palace, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco


Painter: Roberts, David




History note: Rt. Hon. Lord Burton; his sale, Christie's, 16 July 1965, lot 86; bt. Leggat (3,500 gns); Dr. D.M. McDonald

Legal notes

With a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996.

Measurements and weight

Height: 183 cm
Width: 122 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Venice

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by McDonald, D.M., Dr


Production date: AD 1853

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: David Roberts.R.A.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1853
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-1997
Primary reference Number: 3822
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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