Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Doge Attends the Giovedi Grasso Festival in the Piazzetta

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 x 23 1/4 in. (43.2 x 59.0 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.583.11
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in lower border: (left) Antonius Canal pinxit.; (right) Jo. Bap. Brustolon inc.; (below, center) Die Jovis postrema Bacchanaliorum Serenißimus Princeps e ducali Palatio conspicit populares ludos, perantiquae victoriae monumenta --; [rest of inscription, below, trimmed off (all borders are trimmed)]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 17, 1995–August 20, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Gorizia-Venice 1983, no. 63; see Constable-Links, no. 636, and p. 673, second (?) state of four
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