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The Piazzetta of San Basso

Series/Portfolio:
From Magnificentiores Selectioresque Urbis Venetiarum Prospectus, series of twenty-one prints
Artist:
Michele Marieschi (Italian, Venice 1710–1743 Venice)
Date:
1741
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
12 3/16 x 16 7/8 in. (30.9 x 42.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.640.2
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in lower margin: (center) Platea D:Bassi et suum templum ad dexteram; ad læuam latus Basilicæ D:Marci cum eiusdem foro maiori, quod desinit ad D:Giminiani.; (below, left) Mich.l Marieschi del.t et inci.t [not sure about spaces]
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Succi 4; Toledano V.6.4, first state of four
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