The Tower of Malghera (La Torre di Malghera)

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

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about 1740-1744

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 11 13/16 × 17 in. (30 × 43.2 cm)

Sheet: 13 7/16 × 18 13/16 in. (34.1 × 47.8 cm)

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

PR.997.5.23

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Print

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: A. Canal f.; lower center: la Torre di M Malghera Watermark: Letter "R" (similar to Bromberg's 10)

Exhibition History

A Gift to the College: The Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil Jr. Collection of Master Prints, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 17-December 20, 1998.

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.

Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, July 1-August 28, 1994, no. 29.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

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. 30.

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. 46.

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. 2.

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, ill. p.21 and p.23, listed, p.85, no. 54.

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy,: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1995, p. 80, pl. 5, p. 92, no. 2.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. ans Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, p. 49, no. 29.

Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Master Prints of the Eighteenth Century: Selections from the Collection of Mr. amd Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1984, no. 30, plate 11.

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, p. 82, no. 46.

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

William H. Schab Gallery, Inc., New York; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on May 19, 1983; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Bromberg, Canaletto's Etchings, London, 1974, no. 2.

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