CANAL, Antonio (CANALETTO)

1962.4.jpg

Description

Pra della Valle (Sta. Guistina), Padua
18th C.
Etching
13 x 18 1/4" IMAGE
This etching details the Prdella Valle in Padua. The print serves as a valuable record of the citys history, and its grand piazza, with its large grassy surfaces and is bounded by the Basilica of Santa Giustina and by the University College. The open square is shown with a multitude of people, plus several horsedrawn carriages and carts making the scene animated and alive.

Creator

CANAL, Antonio (CANALETTO)
b. Italy, 1697-1768

Source

UCSB Art Department Purchase Fund

Identifier

1962.4

Citation

CANAL, Antonio (CANALETTO) and b. Italy, 1697-1768, “CANAL, Antonio (CANALETTO),” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed September 27, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/6794.