Le Preson, V. (The Prisons, Venice), from the series Vedute Alter Prese Da I Luoghi Alter Ideate (Views, Some Representing Actual Sites, Others Imaginary)

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

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about 1740-1744

Etching on laid paper

Plate: 5 11/16 x 8 1/4 in. (14.4 x 21 cm)

Sheet: 6 5/16 x 9 in. (16.1 x 22.8 cm)

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

PR.997.5.40

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower left margin: A. Canal. f; inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: le Preson. V.

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.

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. 19.

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. 9.

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.88, no. 71.

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, p. 17, fig. 4; p. 93, no. 19.

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. 9, pl. 3.

Provenance

R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Francisco; no. 11; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on October 15, 1979; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bromberg 21; De Vesme 18; Pallucchini 14

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