Canaletto
The Molo, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco, 1730s, oil on canvas, 69 x 112.5 cm, private collection.
Giovanni Antonio Canal better known as Canaletto was an Italian painter of landscapes of Venice. He was also an important printmaker in etching. Born in Venice as the son of the painter Bernardo Canal, he chose Canaletto to be his artistic name, which means "little Canal" in Italian.
This work of art was sold at Christie’s International auction of Old Master paintings in London on July 2, 2013, for 8.5 million pounds.

Canaletto

The Molo, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco, 1730s, oil on canvas, 69 x 112.5 cm, private collection.

Giovanni Antonio Canal better known as Canaletto was an Italian painter of landscapes of Venice. He was also an important printmaker in etching. Born in Venice as the son of the painter Bernardo Canal, he chose Canaletto to be his artistic name, which means "little Canal" in Italian.

This work of art was sold at Christie’s International auction of Old Master paintings in London on July 2, 2013, for 8.5 million pounds.

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