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The Prato della Valle (right half)

Pra' della Valle

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


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 7, i/ii; Bromberg (1993) 8, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.9 x 63.2 cm (18 7/16 x 24 7/8 in.)(the full sheet) Platemark: 30.2 x 43.4 cm (11 7/8 x 17 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11667.7

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, 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