Canaletto

The Giovedi Grasso Festival in the Piazzetta



Canaletto - The Giovedi Grasso Festival in the Piazzetta



Canaletto
The Giovedi Grasso Festival in the Piazzetta
1763-66
386 x 555 mm
Pen and brown ink with gray wash over graphite and red chalk heightened with white gouache
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, Paul Mellon Fund


Related works



Giovanni Battista Brustolon after Canaletto - The Giovedi Grasso Festival in the Piazzetta
Giovanni Battista Brustolon after Canaletto
The Giovedi Grasso Festival in the Piazzetta
1763-66

Francesco Guardi - The Doge of Venice Attending the Shrove Thursday Festivities in the Piazzetta
Francesco Guardi
The Doge of Venice Attending the Shrove Thursday Festivities in the Piazzetta
c. 1775


Literature

Peter Björn Kerber, Eyewitness views, Los Angeles, 2017, fig. 18



Provenance

Lodovico Furnletto, Venice
Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758-1838), Stourhead, Wiltshire
by decent to Henry Ainslie Hoare, Stourhead
sale, Christie's London, 2 June 1883, nr. 32
Rothschild Family, Mentmore
Eva, Countess of Rosebury
sale, Sotheby's London, 11 December 1974, nr. 10
with P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Gallery, London
Robert H. and Clarice Smith, Bethesda, MD
with John and Paul Herring & Co., New York
Wolfgang Ratjen (1943-1997), Vaduz and Munich
purchased 2007 by NGA


External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 2007.111.55

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