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

Venice: Riva degli Schiavoni

Pen and ink over pencil on paper, 196 x 309 mm
Royal Collection, Windsor

This subject became extremely popular and was rethought by Canaletto and his studio with small variations for a number of clients. For these paintings Canaletto executed drawings which both he and his assistants could use as a guide when plotting the view.