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Venice from the Bacino di San Marco  1765

by Francesco Guardi

The view is among the most famous that Venice affords and shows the harbor basin and shipping, and the waterfront from the Mint, at left, to the incomplete façade of the church of the Pietà and beyond. Toward the left are the library, the bell tower and the clock tower, San Marco, the twin columns of the Piazzetta, and the patterned brickwork façade of Palazzo Ducale. The ...
48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art