San Marco Basin from Riva degli Schiavoni

Artist:Bernardo Bellotto (Venice 1722 – Warsaw 1780)


Geographic area :Venice

Technique:oil on canvas


View of the Grand Canal in Venice. In the foreground, the quay, swarming with groups of people, gondolas, and other water craft. On the opposite bank you can see, from right to left: the Doge’s Palace, the library, the Zecca (mint), the State Granaries (now destroyed), and the church of Santa Maria della Salute.