The painting has been in the gallery since 1796. This view of the lagoon with Piazza San Marco in the background was one of the artist's favorite points of view which he repeated several times. The painting was done before 1755 because the Clock Tower visible across the Piazza does not yet have the changes made to it that same year.


  • Title: View of the Ducal Palace in Venice
  • Creator: Canaletto Canal
  • Date Created: Before 1755
  • Style: Rococo / Vedutism
  • Provenance: Medici family collections in Florence
  • Physical Dimensions: w830 x h510 mm
  • Original Title: Veduta del Palazzo Ducale di Venezia
  • Type: painting
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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