Companion, Interior View of Venice, with St. Mark's Palace, (painting)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 97 (Sale info: For Sale).
"There two pictures are fine specimens, no master has ever repeated these subjects oftener than this painter; as he confined himself to the views of his native city where he had ample scope he indulged his genius by studying the most superb structures in that city, and performed many admirable works, which astonished every judicious eye that observed the variety, the elegance, the grandeur, and the elevation of his ideas. no painter could possess more extensive knowledge of perspective than him, he was absolute master of the true principles of the art. Painted by Canaletti, who was born at Venice." [P. 14; see serial 03260096 for companion piece.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Original Cabinet Paintings, now arranged in the Gallery, Doggett's Repository of Arts, entrance at No. 16, Market-Street, and may be viewed every day, from 8 in the morning till sunset; being a truly splendid and valuable Collection of one hundred and sixty-four Cabinet Paintings in elegant frames; selected on the Continent of Europe, at the Expense of thirty thousand dollars, and are warranted to comprise the works of the Great Masters, from the 13th Century to the Present Time.