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Provenance

William Mayor [d. 1874], London; John Postle Heseltine [1843-1929] (Lugt 1507), London; Henry Oppenheimer [1859-1932], London; (sale Christie's London, 10 July 1936, no. 50); Duc de Talleyrand, Saint-Brice-sous-Foret; Robert H. and Clarice Smith, Bethesa, MD, by 1974; given to NGA, 1990.

Exhibition History
1906
Original Drawings by Old Masters of the Schools of North Italy in the Collection of J. P. H., 1906, London, no. 5
1991
Art for the Nation, The National Gallery of Art, 1991, 96-97
1995
Splendori del Settecento Veneziano, Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1995, 433, no. 155 (repro. p. 433)(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. 83.
Bibliography
1906
Heseltine, John Postle. Original Drawings by Old Masters of the Schools of North Italy. Privately printed, London, 1906: no. 5
1929
Hadeln, Detlev, Baron von.The drawings of Antonio Canal called Canaletto. London, 1929: 15, pl.15.
1958
Morassi 1958, 26, no.56
1962
Constable, William George. Canaletto: Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697-1768. 2 vols. Oxford, 1962: 11, 478, no. 623.
1974
Pignatti, Terisio. Venetian Drawings from American Collections. Washingon, 1974: 48-49, no.100.
1976
Constable and Links 1976, II: 523, no. 623.
1976
Russell, H. Dianne, "Venetian Drawings," Master Drawings 14.3 (1976): 310.
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991: 96-97.