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Reception by the Doge of Foreign Ambassadors in the Sala del Collegio

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 11/16 x 22 5/8 in. (44.9 x 57.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.532.11
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in lower margin: (left) Antonius Canal pinxit.; (right) Jo. Bap. Brustolon inc.; (below, center) Exterorum Principum Legatos admittit Serenißimus Princeps, sedens in Ducali Collegio, adsidentibus Consiliariis, Capitibus de Quadraginta et utriusque gradus Sapientibus --; (bottom center) Apud Ludovicum Furlanetto sopra Pontem vulgo dictum dei Baretteri Cum Privilegio Excelentißimi Senatus.; (bottom right) No. 11.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Gorizia-Venice 1983, no. 66; see Constable-Links, no. 640, and p. 673, second state of four
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