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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.328
People
Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, Italian (Venice, Italy 1697 - 1768 Venice, Italy)
Title
San Nicolo
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298643
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink over graphite on white antique laid paper
Dimensions
19.3 × 29.2 cm (7 5/8 × 11 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: shield bearing letter W surmounted by crown and resting on a dolphin (Mongan-Sachs W. 24)
  • inscription: by door of church, ink: S. Nicolo a Lio
  • inscription: At the left: E; at the right: S; farther right: E; above an arch: E
Provenance
Charles A. Loeser, Florence, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1932
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles A. Loeser
Accession Year
1932
Object Number
1932.328
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Detlev Freiherr von Hadeln and Campbell Dodgson, The Drawings of Antonio Canal Called Canaletto (London, England, 1929), p. 10, pl. 58

Agnes Mongan, "Notes on Canaletto Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum", Old Master Drawings (1938), vol. XIII, pp. 34-36, pp. 34-36, pl. 36

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), no. 308

Carlo Francini, "L'inventario della collezione Loeser alla Villa Gattaia", Bollettino della Società di Studi Fiorentini (2000), no. 6, p. 122 ("Cartella III")

Exhibition History

Canaletto & Bellotto, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, 08/02/1960 - 08/31/1960

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