GOING OUT / The Sunday Picture

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The Independent Culture
Each week we display a picture that can be seen for nothing on a Sunday. Today: 'Santa Maria della Salute and the Dogana' (circa 1770), by Francesco Guardi, one of the best-known of all images of Venice, and certainly the most recognisable work by the painter who remained in Canaletto's shadow until well into the 19th century. But once the Victorians discovered Guardi's vibrant skies and atmospheric waterways, his fame was secured. (Wallace Collection, Hertford House, W1, 071-935 0687, Sun 2-5pm, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm)

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