Venetian School. His admirable pictures of Venice are very numerous, and copies of them innumerable. He visited London in 1746, and again in 1763.
LONDON, NATIONAL GALLERY
A VIEW IN VENICE
In the foreground a stone-mason’s yard; in the middle distance a quay and a portion of the Grand Canal with gondolas; beyond, various buildings, the most conspicuous being a tall campanile, next to which are the old buildings of the Scuola della Carita, now occupied by the Academy. Engraved by Le Keux.
INTERIOR OF THE ROTUNDA AT RANELAGH, CHELSEA.
The orchestra and musicians are seen, and numerous groups are promenading. This was inscribed on the back by the artist: “Fatto nel anno 1754 in Londra per la prima ed ultima volta con ogni maggior attenzione ad istanza del Cavalier Hollis padrone mio stimatisso-Antonio del Canal detto il Canaletto.”