(b. 1664, Venezia, d. 1744, Venezia)
The Grand Canal with the Church of La Carità1734-37
Oil on canvas, 70 x 120 cm
Bernardo Canal was the father of Antonio, known as Canaletto. He achieved his successes in the field of theatrical scene painting, in which he was assisted by his sons. However, he painted a few 'vedute', too, all dated from the 1730s. Their models are the views by Carlevaris.