(b. 1697, Venezia, d. 1768, Venezia)

Grand Canal, Looking East from the Campo San Vio

Oil on canvas, 140,5 x 204,5 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

The painting is part of a series of four vedute (now two are in the Thyssen collection and two in the Museo del Settecento in Venice). The four paintings reveals the influence of Marco Ricci.

Suggested listening (streaming mp3, 3 minutes):
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Songs without Words op. 30 No. 5 (Venetian gondola song)