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Padua from the East, with San Francesco and the Salone

Artist:
Bernardo Bellotto (Italian, Venice 1722–1780 Warsaw)
Date:
1721–80
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over constructed outline drawing in graphite or lead
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 10 11/16in. (19.1 x 27.1cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.242
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite at lower border on verso, AE2183 (Darmstadt inventory number).
Pen and ink scribbles on verso.

Marking: Mark of the "Grossh.[erzögliches] Museum Darmstadt, Gemälde-Gall.[erie] u.[nd] Kabinet d.[er] Kupferst.[iche] u.[nd] Handzeichn.[ungen]" on verso, bottom left (similar to Lugt Supp. 1257c-e; predecessor of the Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt).
Ludwig Heinrich Bojanus; Acquired by Hessisches Landesmuseum; Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, sale , 6/2/1945, no.10, pl.2, as Canaletto; F. Kleinberger Galleries, according to Virch; Donor: Walter C. Baker
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.

Kozakiewicz, 1972, II, p.29 n.33
Detlev Baron von Hadeln The Drawings of Antonio Canal, called Canaletto. London, 1929, p. 7.

Hellmuth Allwill Fritzsche Bernardo Belotto, genannt Canaletto. Burg bei Magdeburg, 1936, cat. no. VZ 9, p. 130.

Karl Theodore Parker The Drawings of Antonio Canaletto in the Collection of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle. Oxford and London, 1948, cat. no. 80, p. 46.

William George Constable Canaletto. Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697-1768. 2 vols., Oxford, 1962, cat. no. vol. 2, no. 680, vol. 2, p. 501.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III: Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1971, cat. no. 215, ill.

Stefan Kozakiewicz Bernardo Bellotto. 2 vols., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1972, cat. no. no. 33, fig. no. on p. 28, vol. 2, pp. 29-3, ill.

William George Constable Canaletto. Giovanni Antonio Canal, 1697-1768. 2 vols., Oxford, 1976, cat. no. vol. 2, no. 680, vol. 2, p. 548.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." In Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1979 - June 30, 1980. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 110, New York, 1980, p. 27.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 7, fig. no. 7, p. 29-30, ill.



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