Requires Photography

The Prison

le Preson. V.

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


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 18, only state; Bromberg (1993) 21, iii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 x 21.5 cm (5 3/4 x 8 7/16 in.)(with c. 2 mm margin at the top; otherwise trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

41.127

Medium or Technique

Etching, printed in brownish ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his gift to the MFA March 13, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen