Mobile menu
Canaletto (Venice 1697-Venice 1768)

Piazza San Marco looking East towards the Basilica and the Campanile c.1723-4

Oil on canvas | 135.0 x 172.8 cm | RCIN 405934

Your share link is...

  Close

The Basilica of San Marco and the Palazzo Ducale are in full sunlight in contrast to the Procuratie Nuove in deep shadow. Canaletto drastically reduced the size of the Campanile, so that it does not overwhelm San Marco.