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

Capriccio with Classical Ruins and Buildings

Oil on canvas, 62 x 74 cm
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice

The painting shows a typically inventive view that highlights a taste for the depiction of ruins by mingling classical and Christian buildings. The painting met with a certain success and a number of copies were made.