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Inscription

in later hand, upper left verso in graphite: Lot 211; lower center verso: 18; lower right verso: 5

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Provenance

(Stourhead sale, Christie's, London, 2 June 1883, no. 31); bought by Knowles. (P&D Colnaghi, London). Henry Oppenheimer; (sold, Christie's, London, 10 July 1936, no. 44); (Bellesi, London). R. Owen, Paris. Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1963 to the NGA

Exhibition History

1911
Exhibition of Venetian Painting of the Eighteenth Century, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1911, no. 74
1936
The Famous Collection of Old Master Drawings formed by the Late Henry Oppenheimer, Christie's, London, July 10, 1936, no. 44, Pl. 9
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 76.
1994
The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, 242, 245, 440, no. 149 (repro. p. 242, color)(entry by Ruth Bromberg).
1995
Splendori del Settecento Veneziano, Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1995, 438, no. 160 (repro. p. 438)(entry by Annalisa Prissa Torrini).

Bibliography

1962
Constable, William George. Canaletto: Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697-1768. 2 vols. Oxford, 1962: 635.
1974
Pignatti, Terisio. Venetian Drawings from American Collections. Washingon, 1974: 104.
1982
Bettagno, Alesandro et al. Canaletto: Disegni-Dipinti-Incisioni. Venice, 1982: 69.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 672, no. 1074, color repro.
1994
_The Glory of Venice. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museo del Settecento Veneziano - Ca'Rezzonico, Venice; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1994-1995: no. 149.
1996
National Gallery Company Limited, "Pictures Cleaned and Restored in the Conservation Department of the National Gallery, October 1994- September 1995," National Gallery Technical Bulletin 17 (1996): 104
1996
Steward, James Christen, ed. The Mask of Venice. Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, 1996: fig. 1.
2001
Mittler, Gene A. and James D. Howze. Creating and Understanding Drawings. New York, 2001: 220, fig. 11.20.

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