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View of a Town with a Bishop's Tomb

about 1737-1741
Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian (Venetian), 1697–1768)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 14, only state; Bromberg (1993) 16, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 47 x 62.6 cm (18 1/2 x 24 5/8 in.) Platemark: 30 x 30.2 cm (11 13/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11667.14

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-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