View of a Town on a Riverbank

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


about 1740-1744

Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 11 3/4 × 17 1/16 in. (29.9 × 43.3 cm)

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



Place Made: Italy, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower center: A. Canal f.

Exhibition History

"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. 20.

"Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi", Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, June 10-September 3, 1995, no. 9.

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.87, no. 61.

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Caneletto and Piranesi, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1995, p. 92, no. 9.

Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Master Prints of the Eighteenth Century: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery: The Museum of Fine Arts, 1984, no. 20.


Sold Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York; lot 471; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on May 7, 1976; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Bromberg, Canaletto's Etchings, London, 1974, no. 9.

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