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Inscription

verso of mount, lower left, graphite: 2, and at lower right: 27-20 [?]/12 [encircled]

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Provenance

Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Stourhead, Wiltshire. (sale, Christie's London, 2 June 1883, no. 32); Davis; Earl of Rosebery, Mentmore. (sale, Sotheby's London, 11 December 1974, no. 10). Robert H. Smith, Arlington. (John and Paul Herring & Co., New York); Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History

1967
I vedutisti veneziani del settecento, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1967, no. 83.
1982
Canaletto. Disegni, Dipinti, Incisioni, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, 1982, 52, no. 70.
1989
Canaletto, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, 348-350, no. 122.
1994
The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London, NGA; 1994 - 1995, 244-245, 440, no. 151.
1995
Fünfzig italienische Zeichnungen des 16. - 18. Jahrhunderts aus der Stiftung Ratjen, Vaduz, Liechtensteinischen Staatlichen Kunstsammlung, Vaduz, 1995, no. 44.
1996
Italian Drawings from the Ratjen Foundation, Vaduz. The Frick Collection, New York. Bern, 1996, no. 44.
2011
Italian Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1525-1835, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2011, no. 57.

Bibliography

1822
Colt Hoare, Sir Richard. History of Modern Wiltshire. London, 1822: 75-76, no. 7.
1949
Watson, F. J. B. Canaletto. London, 1949: 20, fig. 29.
1954
Moschini, Vittorio. Canaletto. Milan, 1954: 48-50, fig. 275.
1962
Constable, William George. Canaletto: Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697-1768. 2 vols. Oxford, 1962, 1: pl. 116; 2: 485, no. 636.
1963
Moschini, Vittorio. Canaletto: A Note. Milan, 1963: 21, no. 68.
1965
Zampetti, Pietro, ed. Mostra dei Guardi. Palazzo Grassi, Venice, 1965: 202, under no. 104.
1969
Moschini, Vittorio. Drawings by Canaletto. Milan, 1969: 21, no. 68.
1975
Pignatti, Teresio. "Le feste Ducale. Canaletto, Brustolon, Guardi" Critica d'arte 21 (40), n.s., fasc. 144 (November-December 1975): 42, 54, 56, 67 (no. 7).
1982
Links, J. G. Canaletto. Oxford, 1982: 212, pl. 2.
1983
Da Carlevarijs ai Tiepolo, Incisori veneti e friuliani del Settecento. Musei provinciali, Palazzo Attems, Gorizia, and Museo Correr, Venice. Venice, 1983: 90 (under no. 63).
1993
Visentini, Margherita Azzi. "Feste," in exh. cat. Francesco Guardi. Veduti, Capricci, Feste. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice. Milan, 1993: 177, 179.
2001
Lachenmann, David. "Wolfgang Ratjen as Collector." Master Drawings 39 (2001): 108 and fig. 3.
2007
Baetjer, Katherine. "Canaletti Painting: On Turner, Canaletto, and Venice," Metropolitan Museum Journal 42 (2007): 165
2008
Pavanello, Giuseppe and Alberto Craievich. Canaletto: Veneziae i suoi Splendori. Venezia, 2008: 329.
2010
Sale catalogue Important Old Master Paintings. Sotheby's, New York, 28 January 2010, 212, under no. 228.

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