The House with the Peristyle

The Imaginary View of Venice (right half)

1741
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian (Venetian), 1697–1768)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 13, ii/ii; Bromberg (1993) 14, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.7 x 63 cm (18 3/8 x 24 13/16 in.) Platemark: 29.9 x 21.6 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.11667.13

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed on one sheet together with The House with the Inscription (21.11667.12)

Markings

Verso, lower right-center (of plate), stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Consul Joseph Smith (the dedicatee of the series; his label affixed to the verso of the title-page of this set); possibly Francis Bullard, Boston (1862-1913); Ellen Twistleton Bullard, Boston (1865-1959); her gift to the MFA March 1, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard