Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Doge Crowned on the Scala dei Giganti of the Ducal Palace

Series/Portfolio:
Ducal Ceremonies and Festivals, a 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 3/8 x 22 1/16 in. (44.2 x 56.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.532.3
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in lower margin: (left) Antonius Canal pinxit.; (right) Jo. Bap. Brustolon inc.; (below, center) Expleto a Serenissimo DUCE in gestatoria sede Magnæ Divi Marci plateæ circuitu supra gigantum scalam toto spectante Electorum cœtu a seniore Consiliario / gemmato Cornu regia præfulgente Corona plaudente populo coronatur, eoque insignitus ad fenestram splendido ornatam stragulo denuo populum alloquitur.; (bottom center) Apud Ludovicum Furlanetto supra Pontem vulgo dictum dei Baretteri Cum Privilegio Excellentißimi Senatus.; (bottom right) No. 3.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

See Constable-Links, no. 633, and p. 673, second state of four
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