Skip to main content

View of an imaginary town with a Bishop's tomb: P.25b-1968

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

View of an imaginary town with a Bishop's tomb

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Production date: AD 1744

Note

One of 34 etchings, published as an undated and unnumbered series. Originally part of a larger composition, which Canaletto divided into three by cutting the plate into sections. No impressions exist from the undivided plate. See also P.25a-1968.

School or Style

Italian

Techniques used in production

Etching

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.25b-1968
Primary reference Number: 179655
Vesme: 14 I/I
Bromberg (Canaletto): 16 II/II
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "View of an imaginary town with a Bishop's tomb" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/179655 Accessed: 2024-05-25 21:54:10

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/179655 |title=View of an imaginary town with a Bishop's tomb |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-25 21:54:10|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-179655

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...