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Is that a…?
Yes, it’s the image of a “pantegana”, a big rat carved in the stone of a column on the Canal Grande.
It’s neither the result of modern vandalism, nor is it the work of a great artist of Venice. The origins are unknown, and the reason of this carving can only be guessed, so that is what the venetian did.read more