• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 68

    Giovanni Antonio Canal, Il Canaletto (1697-1768)

    Mestre (Bromberg 3)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Giovanni Antonio Canal, Il Canaletto (1697-1768)
    Mestre (Bromberg 3)
    engraving, circa 1740, an exceptionally fine, early impression of the first state (of two), with wide margins, gilt edges at the sides and below and a stitching mark at left, some scattered pinpoint foxing mainly in the margins, with the original vertical central drying crease, in very good condition
    P. 299 x 426 mm., S. 418 x 582 mm.


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    Provenance

    With Colnaghi's, London, 1984.


    Pre-Lot Text

    From a private London Collection