25 May 1999
Studio of Abraham Jansz. Storck (1635-1710)
A Capriccio of Venice, with the Bacino di San Marco, looking from the Punta di Dogana with The Bucintoro, a Man of War, and other Shipping
oil on canvas
18.3/8 x 22in. (46.7 x 55.8cm.)
Mrs. Gurdon W. Russell, Hartford, by whom bequeathed to the museum in 1921.
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Wadsworth Atheneum Paintings, Catalogue I: The Netherlands and German-speaking Countries, 1978, pp. 191-2, no. 151, pl. 115.
Several versions of this composition are known. They include that offered at Sotheby's, London, Dec. 6, 1989, lot 46; another which was with the Little Winchester Gallery in 1969, and a third offered at Christie's, London, April 19, 1996, lot 112.
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