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Inscription

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

Provenance

Lodovico Furlanetto, Venice; purchased 1787/1789 by Richard Colt Hoare [1758-1838], Stourhead, Wilshire; by descent to Henry Ainslie Hoare, Stourhead; (sale, Christie's, London, 2 June 1883, no. 31); bought by Knowles; (P&D Colnaghi, London); Henry Oppenheimer [1859-1932], London; (sold, Christie's, London, 10 July 1936, no. 44); (Bellesi, London); Richard 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).
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 84.
Bibliography
1822
Colt Hoare, Sir Richard. History of Modern Wiltshire. London, 1822: 75-76.
1929
Constable, William George. "Canaletto and Guardi." Old Master Drawings, 1929: 22, pl. 26.
1929
Hadeln, Detlev, Baron von.The drawings of Antonio Canal called Canaletto. London, 1929: 15.
1962
Constable, William George. Canaletto: Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697-1768. 2 vols. Oxford, 1962: 635.
1973
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XVI-XVIII Century. London, 1973: 162-163, fig. 310.
1974
Pignatti, Terisio. Venetian Drawings from American Collections. Washingon, 1974: 50, no. 104.
1975
Pignatti, Teresio. "Le feste Ducale. Canaletto, Brustolon, Guardi" Critica d'arte 21 (40), n.s., fasc. 144 (November-December 1975): 52-67.
1976
Constable and Links 1976: 530, no. 635.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: 1:106-107, 2:pl. 73.
1982
Bettagno, Alesandro et al. Canaletto: Disegni-Dipinti-Incisioni. Venice, 1982: 51-52, no. 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: 242, 245, 440, no. 149.
1995
Splendori del Settecento Veneziano. Exh. cat. Electa, Milan, 1995: 438-440.
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.