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 College: Gift of Jean K. Weil in memory of Adolph Weil Jr., Class of 1935

PR.997.5.23

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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