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September 19, 2014 12:00 PMCalender

Three Venetian Views: Giovanni Antonio Canale called Canaletto (Italian, 1697-1768),The Little Monument

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2749BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 19, 2014 12:00PM


Three Venetian Views:

Giovanni Antonio Canale called Canaletto (Italian, 1697-1768),The LittleMonument (De Vesme 30; Bromberg, 33),etching; Antonio Visentini (Italian, 1688-1782) After Canaletto, Two Platece D. Marci Prospectus..., engravings. Plate sizes to 16 3/4 x 23 in. (42.4 x 58.2 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Each on laid paper with crescent moons watermark, repair to image of Canaletto; repairs to edges of Visentini.

Provenance: M. Roy Fisher, New York; by family descent to the present owner.
Estimate $600-800

Canaletto is trimmed to within 2 mm of the image. Sheet size is 4 5/8 x 3 5/16 in. There is a 3/4 in repair at u.l. with a slight vertical crease through composition. One of the Visentini engravings has a repair at l.r. corner and u.r. edge; both have hinge/tape remnants along top edge.

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Antonio Visentini, Giovanni Antonio Canale, D. Marci Prospectus, M. Roy Fisher