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The Rialto Bridge from the South

Michele Marieschi, Italian (active Venice), 1710 - 1743

Made in Venice, Italy, Europe

c. 1736

Oil on canvas

22 x 33 1/2 inches (55.9 x 85.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 390, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

Accession Number:
Cat. 298

Credit Line:
John G. Johnson Collection, 1917

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The Rialto bridge was the business center of Venice and, after St. Mark's square, the city's most recognizable landmark. Marieschi inscribed his monogram on the barrels in the right foreground.

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