The Libreria

la libreria. V.

about 1737-1741
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian (Venetian), 1697–1768)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 15, iii/iii; Bromberg (1993) 18, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 47 x 63.5 cm (18 1/2 x 25 in.) Platemark: 14.5 x 21 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.11667.15

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed on one sheet with 21.11667.24 and 21.11667.25

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