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Imaginary view of Venice: P.24-1968

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Current Location: In storage


Imaginary view of Venice


Printmaker: Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Adkin, M.B.C.


18th Century
Production date: AD 1741


One of 34 etchings, published as an undated and unnumbered series. The composition after the division of the plate, with both plates printed on the same sheet.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.24-1968
Primary reference Number: 179653
Vesme: 12 II/II
Vesme: 13 II/II
Bromberg (Canaletto): 13 I/I
Bromberg (Canaletto): 14 II/II
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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