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The Terrace

about 1741-1742
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian (Venetian), 1697–1768)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 21, i/ii ("before the signature"; actually, the signature has been erased); Bromberg (1993) iii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.4 x 22.3 cm (6 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.) Platemark: 14.5 x 21 cm (5 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.2241

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in blue-green ink, an unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (1839-1927)(Lugt 654); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (not in Lugt); Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (1839-1927)(Lugt 654); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); by bequest to Lydia Evans Tunnard, New Haven, Connecticut (1913-1980); her gift to the MFA January 13, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen