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Circle of Gaetano Verturali (Lucca 1701-1783), A capriccio of the entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice, with the Punta della Dogana and the Church of Santa Maria della Salute.  Photo Bonhams

oil on canvas, 70.2 x 178.4cm (27 5/8x 70 1/4in).. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 11,000 - 17,000, US$ 16,000 - 25,000

PROVENANCE: A noble villa in Lombardy, from which acquired at the end of the 19th century by an old Milanese family and thence by descent to the present owner

Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 6 Jul 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams..com