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Imaginary View of S. Giacomo di Rialto

about 1736-1740
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian (Venetian), 1697–1768)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 27, i/ii ("before the signature"; actually, the signature has been erased); Bromberg (1993) 30, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 x 22.8 cm (6 5/16 x 9 in.) Platemark: 14.4 x 21.3 cm (5 11/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23.1026

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Peter Gellatly, Loughton (Essex) and London (1831-1912)(Lugt 1185); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the same mark; verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Peter Gellatly, Loughton (Essex) and London (1831-1912)(Lugt 1185); William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard