Urbis venetiarum prospectus celebriores, ex Antonii Canal tabulis XXXVIII

Etched by Antonio Visentini (Italian, 1688–1782), After Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian (Venetian), 1697–1768), After Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (Italian (Venetian), 1682–1754), Engraved by Angela Baroni (Italian, 18th century), Publisher Giovanni Battista Pasquali (Italian, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Venice, Italy


Overall: 35.8 x 51.8 x 1.7 cm (14 1/8 x 20 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 41 etchings and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice: Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1754) Oblong folio; 42 leaves; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped brown morocco (stamped “Venice” and “George Philips Parker.”; blue cloth boards (blue cloth box).

Double portrait of Canaletto and Visentini; topographical views of Venice

Venice: Giovanni Battista Pasquali, 1754


George Phillips Parker; Mrs. Edward J. Holmes, by whom given to the MFA. (Accession date: May 13, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes