Imaginary View of Venice: The House with the Inscription

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

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1741

Etching on laid paper

Image: 11 3/4 x 17 in. (29.8 x 43.2 cm)

Plate: 11 7/8 x 8 1/2 in. (30.1 x 21.6 cm)

Sheet: 12 15/16 x 18 3/8 in. (32.8 x 46.6 cm)

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

PR.997.5.33

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, left center: MDCCXLI. A.C. Watermark: Letter "A"

Exhibition History

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.

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. 12.

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. 26.

From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12-November 1, 1987.

Italian Master Prints of the Eighteenth 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. 17.

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. 53.

Publication History

T. Barton Thurber, European Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, pp. 157, ill., fig.1.

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. 64.

Richard Rand and John Varriano, Two Views of Italy: Master Prints by Canaletto and Piranesi, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 1995, pp. 34-35, fig. 11; p. 92, no. 12.

Stacey Sell, Durer, Rembrandt & Beyond: From the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, pp. 36-37, fig. 38; p. 49, no. 26.

Hilliard T. Goldfarb and Barbara J. MacAdam, From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, 1987, no. 30, ill.

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. 17, pl. 5.

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. 92-93, no. 53, ill.

Provenance

Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern; lot 42; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on June 11, 1976; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

R. Bromberg, Canaletto's Etchings, London, 1974, no. 13.

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