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Provenance

The Hon. Irwin Boyle Laughlin [1871-1941], Washington, D.C.; by inheritanc to his wife, Therese Iselin Laughlin [d. 1958], Washington, D.C.; by inheritance to their daughter, Gertrude Laughlin Chanler [d. 1999], New York; gift to NGA, 2000.

Exhibition History
1978
Giovanni Battista Piranesi: the Early Architectural Fantasies, NGA, Washington, D.C., 1978: no. 28.
1982
Eighteenth Century Drawings from the Collection of Mrs. Gertrude Laughlin Chanler, NGA, Washington, D.C., 1982, no. 17.
1994
The Glory of Venice, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, 391, 484, no. 275 (repro. p. 391, color)(entry by Olimpia Theodoli).
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001.
2000
Art for the Nation:Collecting for a New Century, NGA, Washington, D.C., 2000, 182, as Fantasy of a Palatial Interior.
2000
Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection (Summer 2000), National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000 (no catalogue).
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 90.
Bibliography
1954
Thomas, Hylton. The Drawings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. London, 1954: 18-19, 45, no. 31.
1982
Eighteenth-Century Drawings from the Collection of Mrs. Gertrude Laughlin Chanler. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1982: 6, 46-47.
1986
Robison, Andrew. Piranesi: the Early Architectural Fantasies. A Catalogue Raisonné of the Etchings. Washington, D.C., 1986: 33-34.
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: 391, 484.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2000: 182-183.
2000
"A selection of 2000 museum acquisitions," Apollo, December 2000, reprod. p. 21.
2000
Robison, Andrew. "Gifts and Acquisitions: Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Fantastic Monument in a Palatial Interior." National Gallery of Art Bulletin 24 (Fall 2000): 9.
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