The Wagon Passing over a Bridge

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


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 31, only state; Bromberg (1993) 32, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.8 x 63 cm (18 7/16 x 24 13/16 in.) Platemark: 14.4 x 12.7 cm (5 11/16 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

21.11667.31

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed on one sheet with 21.11667.29 and 21.11667.30

Markings

Verso, lower left-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