(b. 1697, Venezia, d. 1768, Venezia)
Arrival of the French Ambassador in Venice1740s
Oil on canvas, 181 x 260 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
The painting depicts the reception of the French Ambassador, Jacques Vincent Languet, Count of Gergy (1667-1734) in front of the Ducal Palace in Venice. The event took place on November 4, 1726 but the painting was executed later.