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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


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


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




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)


An unidentified collector (not in Lugt); Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (1839-1927)(Lugt 654); William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1964, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: January 13, 1965)

Credit Line

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