Paintings of Venice – The Vegetable Barge
On all my visits to Venice over the years this barge has always been there selling fruit and vegetables.
It’s a colourful sight with it’s ‘sail’ providing shade through the day. The bridge next to it is called the Ponte dei Pugni, and rivals from adjoining neighbourhoods would have had fist-fights on top, trying to knock one another off into the canal. Nowadays it has railings which is more civilised, and there is usually a small dog wandering about.