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Eight Italian Views (on one sheet)

about 1741-1742
Bernardo Bellotto (Italian (Venetian), 1720–1780)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 01-08, only states, except de Vesme 3 and 4, both of which are ii/ii; Meyer 1-8; not in Rizzi

Dimensions

Sheet: 68.4 x 93.4 cm (26 15/16 x 36 3/4 in.) Platemarks (six smaller plates): approximately 14.3 x 20.5 cm (5 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.) each Platemarks (two larger plates): approximately 18.9 x 26.2 cm (7 7/16 x 10 5/16 in.) each Platemark (inscription plate): 5.5 x 78.2 cm (2 3/16 x 30 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.340

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

1. Rotunda; 2. Church with Five Cupolas; 3. Bridge near City Gate; 4. Church with Three Cupolas; 5. Landscape with Dead Tree; 6. Landscape through Two Arcades; 7. Ruined Colonnade; 8. Ruins of Aqueduct

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso of backing sheet, in seven places, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282a)

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased June 1, 1966

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund, by exchange