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Double-portrait of Antonio Canale and Antonio Visentini: P.1946-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Double-portrait of Antonio Canale and Antonio Visentini
Urbis Venetiarum prospectus celebriores

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Visentini, Antonio
Painter: Piazzetta, Giovanni Battista (After)

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1742

School or Style

Italian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( laid down on wove paper lined with fabric)
Plate Height 272 mm Width 428 mm
Sheet Height 272 mm Width 428 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Antonius Canale / Origine Civis / Venetus.
  • Location: Image lower left, in cartouche below portrait
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Location: Image lower left, below cartouche
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Achievement of arms
  • Text: Antonius Visentini. / Venetus.
  • Location: Image lower right, in cartouche below portrait
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Location: Image lower right, below cartouche
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Achievement of arms
  • Text: Ex. Monochromatis Io. Bapt. Piazzettae.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Ant. Visentini Inv. Del. et Sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1946-1991
Primary reference Number: 94568
Nagler (Künstler-Lexicon): 1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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