Frontispiece to the Vedute

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Italian, 1697 - 1768

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about 1744-1746

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 11 3/4 × 16 15/16 in. (29.8 × 43 cm)

Sheet: 13 3/4 × 19 1/8 in. (34.9 × 48.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

PR.997.5.22

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, center: VEDUTE / Altre prese da i Luoghi altre ideate / DA / ANTONIO CANAL / e da esso intagliate poste in prospetiva / umiliate / All' Ill.mo Signor / GIUSEPPE SMITH / Console di S.M. Britanica appresso la Ser.ma / Repubblica di Venezia. / In segno di stima ed ossequio; stamped, on verso: PROVIDENCE / RHODE ISLAND / R.I.S.D. / MUSEUM / OF ART

Exhibition History

Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-September 3, 1995, no. 1.

Master Prints from the Fifteenth through Eighteenth Centuries from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, September 11-November 6, 1977; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, July 2-August 14, 1978, no. 45.

Italian Master Prints of the 18th Century: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, September 16-November 4, 1984, no. 31.

Canaletto's Vedute Prints: An Exhibition in Honor of Adolf Weil, Jr., Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 1-December 6, 2015.

Publication History

Timothy Rub, Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann, Kelly Pask, "A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1998, listed, p.85, no. 53.

Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Master Prints of the Eighteenth Century: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1984, no. 31.

Sarah G. Powers and Margaret Lynne Ausfeld, Canaletto's Vedute Prints, An Exhibition in Honor of Adolph Weil Jr., Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2015, p. 5, fig. 1.

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1995, pp. 56-57, fig. 18; p. 92, no. 1.

Diane J. Gingold, Master Prints from the Fifteenth through Eighteenth Centuries from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1977, pp. 80-81, no. 45, ill.

Provenance

Duplicate deaccessioned from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; sold to Kornfield & Klipstein, Bern, June 29, 1981, lot 19; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on May 20, 1982; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Bromberg, Canaletto's Etchings, London, 1974, no. 1.

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