(b. 1697, Venezia, d. 1768, Venezia)
Venice: Riva degli Schiavoni1730-33
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.