Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Plate 2: The Doge Carried around the Piazza San Marco, from 'Ducal Ceremonies and Festivals' (Le Feste Ducali)

Series/Portfolio:
'Ducal Ceremonies and Festivals' (Le Feste Ducali)
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Brustolon (Italian, Venice 1712–1796 Venice)
Artist:
After Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal) (Italian, Venice 1697–1768 Venice)
Publisher:
Lodovico Furlanetto (Italian, active Venice, 1766–1777)
Date:
ca. 1766
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state of four
Dimensions:
Plate: 17 5/8 × 22 1/2 in. (44.8 × 57.2 cm) Sheet: 20 3/8 × 27 1/16 in. (51.7 × 68.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.532.2
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed below image lower left: "Antonius Canal pinxit."; lower right: "Jo. Bap. Brustolon inc."; in margin bottom center: "Habita a Serenißimo Duce in Basilica D. Marci ad populum allocutione, ab eoque Dux Salutatus, Armamentariorum humeris in sella gestatoria cum duobus proxi: / mè consanguineis excipitur, et per magnam Plateam circumvectus, argenteos aureosque nummos proprio insculptos nomine, usque ad Gigantum scalam turbis affluentibus projcit. / Apud Ludovicum Furlanetto supra Pontem vulgo dictum dei Baretteri Cum Privilegio Excellentißimi Senatus"; lower right: "N. 2."
Vendor: H. P. Kraus
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Succi 1983, 89.60; Constable-Links, 673.631.ii; Le Blanc I.535.5
Charles Le Blanc Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes: contenant le dictionnaire des graveurs de toutes les nations. 4 vols., Paris, 1854-1888, cat. no. 5, p. 535.

Dario Succi, Musei Provinciali, Palazzo Attems Musei Provinciali, Palazzo Attems, Gorizia Da Carlevarijs ai Tiepolo: incisori veneti e friulani del Settecento. Albrizzi, Venice, 1983, cat. no. 60, p. 89, ill.

W. G. Constable Canaletto. Giovanni Antonio Canal 1697-1768 Revised by J.G. Links. second. Oxford, 1989, cat. no. 631.ii, p. 673, ill.



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