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Imaginary View of S. Giacomo di Rialto

about 1736-1740
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian (Venetian), 1697–1768)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 27, ii/ii (first state is described as "before the signature"; actually, the signature is erased in the second state); Bromberg (1993) 30, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.9 x 63 cm (18 7/16 x 24 13/16 in.)(contains three other prints) Platemark: 14.3 x 21.3 cm (5 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11667.27

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Printed on same sheet as Bromberg 21 ii, 26 iii and 31 i (21.11667.18, 21.11667.23 and 21.11667.28)

Markings

Verso, lower right-center (of this 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