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Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

The Grand Canal, with Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

The Grand Canal, with Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

The Grand Canal, with Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

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Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A.

London 1775 - 1851

The Grand Canal, with Santa Maria della Salute, Venice


Watercolour over pencil, heightened with scratching out on wove paper, watermarked: J. Whatman / 1811

140 by 216 mm

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Probably with Gooden & Fox, London (according to a label on the reverse of the frame);
George James,
his executor's sale, London, Christie's, 10 April 1897, lot 93 (bt. Agnew's for £178.10),
with Agnew's, London,
by whom sold to Laundy Walters (1827-1903), 13 April 1887,
by descent to A.E. Walters, by 1921;
George Hill Dunsmure of 79 Chester Square, London (1856-1924),
his executor's sale, London, Christie's, 24 April 1925, lot 18 (340 gns. to Leggatts);
Mrs R. W. Reford, by 1925,
by family descent until, 
sale, London, Christie's, 11 November 1999, lot 8,
where acquired by the late owner.
Sir W. Armstrong, Turner, London 1902, p. 282, as 'Venice: Grand Canal Salute and Dogana';
A. J. Finberg, In Venice with Turner, London 1930, pp. 72-3, pl. XII, reproduced in colour as 'The Salute from the Academy Quay, 1820';
L. Stainton, Turner's Venice, London 1985, p. 11;
I. Warrell, Turner and Venice, exhib. cat., London 2003, p. 51, fig. 33