• Peacocks :: 1683
  • Artist: Melchior d'Hondecoeter, Dutch
  • Repository: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
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The Grand Canal_Marieschi

The Grand Canal at the [Rio di] Ca' Foscari

Date: c. 1740-43
Artist: Michele Marieschi
Repository: North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

From the left, the first building shown here in the full extent of its facade is the Palazzo Foscari, a structure dating from the first half of the fifteenth century.

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Past Grant


Pennslyvania State University

History of Art
Awarded 2007

Funds for illustrations in two publications:: “Dosso Dossi: Paintings of Myth, Magic, and Antique” by Giancarlo Fiorenza, “Usurer’s Heart: Giotto and Enrico Scrovegni in Padua” by Anne Derbes and Mark Sandona.

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