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Portico Con Lanterna - Antonio Canal (Canaletto) prints

Portico Con Lanterna

By Antonio Canal (Canaletto)

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Antonio Canal (Canaletto)

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Reference: De Vesme 10, Bromberg, 1993, no. 10, II/III

Date: 1741

Medium: etching

Edition size: Lifetime impression

Image size: 30,2 x 43,2 cm

Sheet size: 38,6 x 54,2 cm

Condition: pristine

Signature: signed

Price: poa


Fine, brilliant impression, in the second state of three, printed on paper with fragment of watermark coat-of-arms, similar to Succi (1986) no. 20, p. 129. The platemark retains traces of ink.
In fine condition with wide margins all around.

Across the foreground, a three-arched portico with a lantern hanging from the central span. Through the portico we see a house with anopen terrace; to the left of the house, a canopied bishop’s tomb, to the right a wall fountain with people drawing water. At the edge of the lagoon a triumphal arch, on the extreme right, a classical temple. In the distance, masts of ships and the lagoon.

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