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Canaletto's Views of Venice's Rialto Bridge and St Mark's Square

Watch Alexander Bell discuss two works by Canaletto featured in Sotheby's Old Masters & British Paintings Evening sale on 4 December in London. Painted between 1738 and 1742, these majestic canvases, which realized £9.6 million, depict two of the artist’s most celebrated Venetian subjects, the Rialto Bridge over the Grand Canal and St Mark's Square, and are among the most important by the artist to come to the market in recent times.

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