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Pirna from the West, with the Dohna Gate

Artist:
Decorated by Reginald John Whistler (British, Eltham, Kent 1905–1944 Le Mesnil, Normandy, France)
Artist:
Bernardo Bellotto (Italian, Venice 1722–1780 Warsaw)
Date:
ca. 1753–63
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/4 × 20 15/16 in. (41.2 × 53.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.601.330
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 Pirne devant la porte nommée / Dohnaiszh Thor avec la forteresse Sonnenstein"
Duke of Northumberland; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna
De Vesme 1906, 502.25; Kozakiewicz II.165.204
Alexandre de Vesme Le peintre-graveur Italien. Milan, 1906, cat. no. 25, p. 502.

Stefan Kozakiewicz Bernardo Bellotto. 2 vols., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1972, cat. no. 204, p. 165.

Dario Succi Bernardo Bellotto detto il Canaletto. Marsilio Editori, Venice, 1999, cat. no. 26, pp. 104-05, ill.



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