(b. 1720, Venezia, d. 1780, Warszawa)
Rio dei Mendicanti with the Scuola di San Marco (detail)1738-40
Oil on canvas
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice
This is a youthful work, probably completed when Bellotto was still an apprentice in the studio of his uncle Canaletto, whose manner can be plainly discerned in this painting.