The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice

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The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice, is an c. 1730 oil painting on canvas by the Venetian painter Canaletto. It is a Rococo landscape painting measuring 49.6 by 73.6 centimeters (19.5 in × 29.0 in) currently held as part of the Robert Lee Blaffer Memorial Collection in the Audrey Jones Beck Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in Houston, Texas. It was a gift from Sarah Campbell Blaffer.

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Giclee Print – Paper:
Giclee print on premium archival quality Fine Art Matte paper. Certificate of Authenticity included. Shipped rolled and ready to be framed.

Giclee Print – Canvas:
Exhibition quality canvas stretched over wooden stretcher bars w/mirrored edge so none of the original image is lost. Certificate of Authenticity included. Ready to hang on your wall.

SKU: TRG-PRINT-INET-000186 Categories: , Tag: Artist: Canaletto, Giovanni

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The large church at the left of the painting is the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute. A variant of the painting with a larger church tower and an additional building is used as the Venetian screen in the 2001 video game Merchant Prince II.

Bibliography
The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Entrance_to_the_Grand_Canal,_Venice&oldid=1097989260 (last visited Aug. 5, 2022)

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