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View of Pirna, with the Elbe at the right and the castle of Sonnenstein to the left

Artist:
Bernardo Bellotto (Italian, Venice 1722–1780 Warsaw)
Date:
ca. 1760–65
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 16 9/16 × 24 15/16 in. (42 × 63.4 cm) Sheet: 21 9/16 × 27 13/16 in. (54.8 × 70.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.637.2
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate below image: Vüe, des fauxbourgs de la ville ... Vignobles au dela de la Riviere; bottom right: Peinte et graveé par Bern Belloto du Canaletto Peintre du Roi
Vendor: Karl & Faber (Munich)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 30, 1998–February 8, 1999.

De Vesme, p.503 n.28; Kozakiewicz, 1972, II, p.174 n.219
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