Architectural Capriccio

Architectural Capriccio

Architectural Capriccio
Antonio Canal (called Canaletto)(1697-1768)
Italy
About 1755
Ink and wash over pencil on laid paper
Width 38.4 cm x height 25.1 cm
Museum no. E.3791-1934

This drawing combines certain features of Montague House, London, with imaginary structures. Many drawings mixing actual buildings with imagined ones are known for such drawings were popular with collectors.