Paesaggio con torre e pilastri in rovina (Landscape with Tower and Two Ruined Pillars), 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

Overall: 5 9/16 x 8 1/4 in. (14.2 x 20.9 cm)

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

PR.997.5.48

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, lower center margin: A. Canal. f.; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower left: V. 25; Collector's mark, stamped, in black, lower right: JG [encircled] [unidentified]

Course History

ARTH 16.17, Rembrandt, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2016

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. 27.

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. 10.

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.89, no. 79.

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. 93, no. 27.

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. 10, pl. 4.

Provenance

J. Cantacuzene; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York; lot 470; sold to Jean K. and Adolph Weil, Jr., Montgomery, Alabama, on November 19, 1982; given to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

Bromberg 28; De Vesme 25; Pallucchini 27

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