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Giovanni Antonio Canale, called Canaletto


The Piazzetta: Looking North.

c.1727. Oil on canvas. Royal Collection, UK. Read Note.

Canaletto. The Piazzetta: Looking North.

The Piazzetta: Looking North. This is the view of the Piazzetta, looking towards the Torre dell’Orlogio, clocktower. The composition is framed by the Biblioteca Marciana and campanile at the left, and column of San Teodoro and San Marco at the right. Torre dell’Orlogio (clocktower) was designed by Mauro Codussi (1496-99).