London, South Kensington
19 April 2011
Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (1697-1768)
The Terrace (Bromberg 24)
etching, circa 1740, without watermark, a good impression of the
second state (of three), printing a little dryly at lower left, a few touches of wear in the arch below the terrace, with 5-7 mm. margins, an extremely pale and unobtrusive moisture stain along the upper sheet edge, some minor scattered pinpoint foxing, generally in good condition
P. 143 x 212 mm., S. 156 x 222 mm.
Unidentified, initials PJ or GJ in an escutcheon (not in Lugt).
Wunderlich, 1886 (not in Lugt), according to a pencil inscription verso.
S. R. Koehler (1837-1900), Boston (L. 1580 & 1581).
Museum of Fine Art, Boston, with their de-accession stamp (cf. L. 282). Initials HPR (not in Lugt.)
With Keppel & Co., New York (inventory no. M. 8773), according to an accompanying label.
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