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View of the Town of Pirna: Before the Oberthor Gate

Artist:
Bernardo Bellotto (Italian, Venice 1722–1780 Warsaw)
Date:
ca. 1753–63
Medium:
Etching; first state of two
Dimensions:
Image: 13 3/4 × 20 11/16 in. (35 × 52.5 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/8 × 20 7/8 in. (41 × 53.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.601.329
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed lower right: "Peint et gravé par Ber. Bellotto dit Canaletto Pein: R:"; along lower margin: "Vüe de La Ville de Prine devant la porte nommée / Ober Thor, avec la forteresse sonnenstein"
Duke of Northumberland; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
De Vesme 1906, 501.24.i; Kozakiewicz II.166.210
Alexandre de Vesme Le peintre-graveur Italien. Milan, 1906, cat. no. 24.i, p. 501.

Stefan Kozakiewicz Bernardo Bellotto. 2 vols., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1972, cat. no. 166, p. 210.

Dario Succi Bernardo Bellotto detto il Canaletto. Marsilio Editori, Venice, 1999, cat. no. 24, pp. 102-03, ill.

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