Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Doge Carried around the Piazza 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 7/16 in. (44.8 x 57 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.532.2
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in lower margin: (left) Antonius Canal pinxit.; (right) Jo. Bap. Brustolon inc.; (below, 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.; (bottom, center) Apud Ludovicum Furlanetto supra Pontem vulgo dictum dei Baretteri Cum Privilegio Excellentißimi Senatus; (bottom right) N. 2.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Gorizia-Venice 1983, no. 60; see Constable-Links, no. 631, and P. 673, second state of four
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