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The Newly Elected Doge Presented to the People in San Marco

Series/Portfolio:
Ducal Ceremonies and Festivals, series of twelve prints
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Brustolon (Italian, 1712–1796)
Artist:
After Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian, Venice 1697–1768 Venice)
Date:
ca. 1766
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
17 5/8 x 22 3/16 in. (44.7 x 56.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.532.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in bottom margin: (left) Antonius Canal pinxit.; (right) Jo. Bap. Brustolon inc.; (below, center) Serenißimus Venetiarum Dux, recens renuntiatus, a Seniori ex XLI. electoribus in Ducali Basilica populo conspiciendus proponitur. Hinc sella / gestatoria [vulgo il pozzo] ascensa, per majorem plateam D. Marci circumvehitur; ac postmodum in aulam reductus coronatur.; (bottom, center) Apud Ludovicum Furlanetto supra Pontem Vulgo dictum dei Baretteri Cum Privilegio Excellentißimi Senatus.; (bottom, right) No. 1.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Gorizia-Venice 1983, no. 59; see Constable-Links, no. 630 and p. 673, second state of four
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